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Teenager jailed after trying to hide from police in a giant teddy bear

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Joshua Dobson, 18, was wanted for theft and driving offences. He tried to fool Greater Manchester Police during a search of a house in Rochdale. Officers "noticed a large bear breathing" and found the 18-year-old "hidden inside" Dobson was sentenced to nine months in a young offenders institution.
2 months ago·Rochdale, United Kingdom

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Officers searching for Joshua Dobson spotted "a large bear breathing" and found him inside, police say.

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Pictured: Car thief jailed after being caught hiding inside giant teddy bear

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English car thief found hiding inside giant teddy bear

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