Loud fart gives away suspect’s hiding spot, leads to arrest

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CLAY COUNTY, Mo. (FOX 9) — When tracking down a suspect, law enforcement might use a K-9 to track down a scent.

This was not necessary for a recent arrest in Missouri.

According to the Clay County Sheriff’s Office, over the weekend, Liberty police were searching for a person who a felony warrant for arrest. The person was wanted for possession of a controlled substance.

The suspect hid to avoid police, but apparently let out a fart so loudly, it gave up their hiding spot.

“We’ve gotta give props to Liberty PD for using their senses to sniff him out!” read a Facebook comment from the Clay County Sheriff’s Office.

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