Florida Man Caught Breaking Into Hotel Tells Police Zombies Were Chasing Him
There's really not that many great excuses the police are going to buy after they catch you trying to break into a hotel. Sure, running away from zombies might be a good example; that is if zombies actually existed. Unfortunately, for David Allen Jensen, they don't, and he found himself behind bars.
The 41-year-old homeless man was spotted outside the Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront Hotel early yesterday morning. A security guard noticed that he was trying to get into several cars, and eventually succeeded in getting into a 1991 yellow Mercedes, according to The Tampa Bay Times.
Though, by the time the security guard called police and the time they arrived, Jensen had found a donut-sized chunk of concrete used to protect sprinkler heads and launched it through a pane of glass outside the hotel.
Jensen tried to explain himself by saying that zombies were chasing him and he desperately needed to get into the hotel to get away from them. Police apparently could find no evidence of zombies and arrested him on charges of burglary and throwing a deadly missile into a building. He eventually fessed up that he was trying to get into the cars to find tobacco.
Get the ICYMI: Today's Top Stories Newsletter Our daily newsletter delivers quick clicks to keep you in the know
Catch up on the day's news and stay informed with our daily digest of the most popular news, music, food and arts stories in Miami, delivered to your inbox Monday through Friday.