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Cops forgot to lock up this lucky armed robber

22 April 2014, 15:13

Abuja - An American man sentenced to 13 years in prison for armed robbery never went to jail and instead got married, had kids and started a business.

Michael Cornelius Anderson was sentenced to prison for robbing a Burger King manager in 1999, but a clerical error allowed him to slip under the radar without being locked up, Buzzfeed reports.

The state of Missouri, however, now wants him to serve his sentence after the error was discovered and he was arrested by a SWAT team at his home in St. Louis.

His wife is reportedly devastated and did not know her husband, now a model citizen, had a criminal history.

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