A woman opened her airing cupboard to find an escaped pet snake slithering underneath her vacuum cleaner.
A US police department has shared the tale of a suspect’s failed escape from officers.
A prisoner who tricked officers into thinking he had appendicitis by cutting himself with a broken lighter in a “calculated” prison escape has had more than a year-and-a-half added to his time behind bars.
Heroic tales of daring escapes from behind enemy lines during World War 2 have been detailed in a new book by a North-east historian.
A convicted attempted murderer who escaped from Pentonville Prison after reportedly making threats to enemies on Facebook has been arrested.
The gorilla who escaped from London Zoo used his moment of freedom to neck five litres of undiluted blackcurrant squash
The silverback gorilla who sent ZSL London Zoo into lockdown made an “opportunistic” exit through two unlocked doors into a corridor where a keeper was working and drank five litres of undiluted squash.