Burglar calls 999 for help after he gets stuck in window while breaking into home
Frederick Moulton was found hanging upside down (Image: Police)
A burglar called 999 for help after getting stuck in a window when breaking into a property in Swindon.
53-year-old Frederick Moulton was left hanging upside down after getting his leg caught in the empty house on Groundwell Road in the early hours of Thursday.
After he hadn't freed himself, he had to ask the emergency services for help.
Firefighters arrived to arrest him and then alerted police officers who arrested him when he was toppled.
Read more: Mom catches pedophiles after sending a hideous message to her 13-year-old daughter
Moulton admitted amphetamine break-in and possession at Swindon Magistrates Court (Image: Getty)
The Wiltshire police said in a statement: “When he tried to climb in through a window, his leg was pinched, causing him to hang upside down inside.
As a result, he had to call the fire department and ask for release.
“The Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service called us and our officers arrived at the address with fellow fire fighters.
"On arrival, it was obvious that Frederick Moulton was trying to break in and was arrested at the scene."
Read More: The video shows a black suspect who died in police custody and shouted "I can't breathe".
Moulton of Spring Close, Swindon, pleaded guilty to breaking into and possessing Class B amphetamine on Friday morning at Swindon Magistrates Court and received an 18-month community order.
He must meet certain requirements, including attending rehabilitation appointments.
Moulton will also have to pay a £ 95 victim surcharge and a £ 85 court fee.
Click to receive the most important news as a notification!
DWTS : Derek Hough and Girlfriend Hayley Erbert Return to Dance Floor to Perform Fiery Routine
When Should You Buy TopBuild Corp. (NYSE:BLD)?
Lawyers: Trump had to speak about rape claim to show fitness
MLS outlines new plan to fight racism and increase Black representation in soccer
European Equities: Capitol Hill, COVID-19, and Brexit Remain Key Areas of Focus
Great Outfits in Fashion History: Farrah Fawcett's Neck Bag