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A suspect who attempted to evade police interrogation was caught out by his love of good food.
The man, from Xiaogan in China's Hubei Province, was arrested on 7 July when he came up with an ingenious plan to avoid questioning.
After being taken in by the cops, he pretended to faint, falling unconscious for three days.
He was then taken to hospital where doctors tried desperately to rouse him from his slumber. But despite their best efforts, nothing seemed to work.
That was, however, until the suspect finally 'woke up' after smelling a particularly delicious plate of beef curry and rice.
It turned out that a police officer had been enjoying a meal by the patient's bedside and the man just couldn't contain his excitement.
Speaking to The Global Times, the officer said: "The rice's smell was very strong and spread all over the room as I was eating it. Then he started moving his head and slowly got up."
After being rumbled, the suspect admitted he just couldn't resist.
He said: "I haven't eaten for three days. My empty stomach couldn't bear it anymore when I smelled food around me."
But this guy is neither the first and nor will he be the last to make a fool of themselves in front of law enforcement.
Earlier this year, a teenager called the police after her fake ID was confiscated while trying to get served in a bar.
Eighteen-year-old Blakelee Sands, from Edmond, Oklahoma, was pulled up when she tried to use her ID card, which read 'McKamie Queen', at a bar on 2 February.
Not one to be fooled so easily, the bartender quickly realised it was a bogus piece of ID and that Ms Sands was not in fact 21, and promptly confiscated it.
Thinking on her feet, the confident teen decided to phone the cops and asked them to get it back for her.
When officers from Edmond Police arrived at the bar, Ms Sands continued to claim that it was legit.
But when they ran the card through the Texas licence database, it showed that McKamie Queen's ID was in fact linked to a Robert Sanchez.
Clearly underestimating the lengths to which the police would go to uncover the truth, Ms Sands eventually came clean and admitted that it was a fake.
She was then arrested on suspicion of presenting a false ID with the purpose of misleading officers, and was taken down to Edmond City Jail.
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