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    Oiled Prisoner Slips Out of Norway Jail

    Oiled Prisoner Slips Out of Norway Jail


    Jan 3, 8:23 AM (ET)


    OSLO, Norway (AP) - A Lithuanian held on suspicion of theft in an Arctic Norway jail slipped out of custody - literally - by stripping naked, smearing himself with vegetable oil and sliding through the prison bars, police said Wednesday.

    "He slipped through the bars on Christmas Eve," said Svein-Erik Jacobsen, operation leader for the Oest-Finnmark Police District. The unusual escape made national news in Norway on Wednesday.

    Another Lithuanian, held as an accomplice in the same cell, also used the technique to try to slip out of a window of the Vadsoe Jail, but failed, apparently because he was too big. The men had managed to bend the bars slightly to gain more space.

    "It was a good effort," Jacobsen said. "But all he did was get his head and part of his shoulder through the bars."

    A police news release identified the escaped suspect as Yuris Sinkevicius, 25, and said he was 5 feet, 8 inches tall and thin. He remained at large. The statement did not name the second suspect.

    Both were arrested in Sweden in late October on suspicion of being involved in an organized grand theft ring that had hit targets in northern Norway and Sweden. They were turned over to Norway, and were being held pending an investigation and possible indictment.

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    Brilliant!

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    lol yes nice job - at least he was a theif and not (apparently) a murderer or rapist or anything

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    Quote Originally Posted by One View Post
    lol yes nice job - at least he was a theif and not (apparently) a murderer or rapist or anything
    If he had stolen your stuff, U'd feel differently

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    I hope he didn't use oil that contained transfat - or he's just an accident waiting to happen

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    Quote Originally Posted by DennyCrane View Post
    I hope he didn't use oil that contained transfat - or he's just an accident waiting to happen
    That's for sure. If he were in NY he would have been arrested for using trans-fats.

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    That was slick. *snort*

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    Here is what he should have done


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    Quote Originally Posted by Shipwreck View Post
    If he had stolen your stuff, U'd feel differently
    lol im not saying stealing is fine but i'd rather come home to see my stuff stolen than to get killed, i'd be mad if i got robbed, but long as i'm alive to be mad it's all relative

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    Quote Originally Posted by One View Post
    lol im not saying stealing is fine but i'd rather come home to see my stuff stolen than to get killed, i'd be mad if i got robbed, but long as i'm alive to be mad it's all relative
    I was just teasing

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