A Florida man tried convincing people to give him their cars by saying he was the “police,” authorities reported.
Unfortunately for Mark Alan Lipshaw no one believed he was an officer and he ended up behind bars, according to the Villages-News.
Lipshaw, 45, of Sumter County, knocked on two residents’ doors, told them there was an emergency and he needed their cars, the Villages-News reported.
They called the Sumter County Sheriff Office, and when deputies arrived, Lipshaw was discovered hiding behind a tree, according to the Villages-News.
According to deputies, Lipshaw refused to give his name and said, “just take me to jail,” the Villages-News reported.
Lipshaw faces numerous charges including larceny, loitering and burglary.
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