GTA Does STOP Criminals!

By Chris | 14th Dec 2004 at 11:18 GMT in General | 3 Comments have reported on a rather amusing story entitled "Robbers scared off by Playstation game get jail time". In Santa Fe a group of criminals were about to burglarize a home whilst pointing a gun at the three kids when they heard audio from a Grand Theft Auto videogame and thought the police actually had them surrounded.

The children happened to be playing a video game called Grand Theft Auto at the time. The game has dozens of random police scanner messages, which blare out calls such as "This is the police! You’re surrounded!" Believe it or not, Wilson says the burglars heard that message and thought police were outside the door waiting for them.

Now it's when you hear funny stories like this you realise just why America is stereotyped as being a 'dumb nation' by other countries.

And hey we'll probably see this on America's Dumbest Criminals ^_^

You can read the full article here

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smartboy4 14th December, 2004 @ 12:17 - Permalink


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tommy vercetti guy 14th December, 2004 @ 20:27 - Permalink

Pure stupidity imagen if this happened, the criminals heard a Spiderman voice and they thought they would get spun up in webbing cause they thought he was real! :lol:

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person123 15th December, 2004 @ 00:08 - Permalink

lol cool im gonna leave my game on all night