Louth police car escapee is spared jail
A man who escaped from a locked police car while in handcuffs has been given a suspended prison sentence.
Michael Coady, 22, of no fixed abode, had been arrested after a fight outside a Louth nightclub in January.
While officers were attending another incident, Coady managed to lower a window, release a child lock and flee, but later handed himself in.
At Lincoln Crown Court he admitted threatening behaviour and escaping from custody.
He was given a six-month jail term, suspended for 12 months.