Lying man from Wales - level 3
Police in Wales released this surveillance footage on Thursday showing a man, who claims to suffer from quadriplegia, driving a car and walking unassisted.
It’s believed Allan Knight from Swansea told authorities that he suffered from the illness to avoid appearing in court on charges of theft and forgery after he allegedly took more than £40,000 from an elderly neighbour.
Knight can be seen driving the car into the petrol station and then getting out unaided. He can later be seen getting back into the car and driving off.
Allan Knight appeared at Swansea Crown Court on Tuesday in a wheelchair and a neck brace. He was then presented with the surveillance footage discovered by South Wales Police which showed him driving a car and walking around a supermarket.
After seeing the footage, Knight admitted all charges and is due to face sentencing next month.
Difficult words: surveillance footage (security camera video), quadriplegia (paralysis of all four limbs), unassisted (without help), theft (the crime of stealing), forgery (falsification), allegedly (according to what is said), elderly (old), unaided (unassisted), is due to (it is officially planned), sentencing (punishment).
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