Plucky commuter trips thief up at hull paragon interchange

This is the moment a brave passerby foils a hapless thief and trips him up after he attempts to steal a charity box. Footage captured on CCTV shows Joshua Starkey being knocked to the ground as he tries to run away in Hull Paragon Interchange station with the box he stole from a Subway on March 25.

 

 

 

 

The 23-year-old can be seen walking into the fast-food restaurant, located in the station, at around 10am before grabbing the British Heart Foundation box. This is the moment a brave passerby foils a hapless thief and trips him up after he attempts to steal a charity box. Footage captured on CCTV shows Joshua Starkey being knocked to the ground as he tries to run away in Hull Paragon Interchange station with the box he stole from a Subway on March 25.

 
Plucky commuter trips thief up at hull paragon interchange

 

The 23-year-old can be seen walking into the fast-food restaurant, located in the station, at around 10am before grabbing the British Heart Foundation box. But the bungling thief is eventually stopped when a brave passerby sticks a leg out and trips him up.

 
Plucky commuter trips thief up

 

The charity box is knocked from his hand and the passerby makes a grab for it as Starkey makes a dash for the exit. Starkey was handed a 16-week jail sentence at Kingston-upon-Hull Magistrates’ Court on November 19, after admitting theft and criminal damage, a British Transport Police spokesman said.

 

 

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