London, July 10 (IANS) An armed robber in Britain begged police to arrest him after he felt guilty about his night-time raid at a petrol station.
Father-of-one Matthew Perry, 24, threatened a night-shift worker with a knife before he stole 360 pounds and 15 packs of cigarettes, the Daily Mail reported.
Ashamed Perry then phoned police and told them “I have committed a robbery, can you come and arrest me” because he felt “guilty”.
Perry, of Emsworth, Hampshire pleaded guilty to robbery following his arrest, Jan 17 – two days after the offence. He has been jailed for 14 months, the Mail said Tuesday.
The Daily News Post India(tdnpost)