Police in Clay County, Missouri, arrested a wanted criminal after he farted so hard to give away his hiding place.
"If you have an arrest warrant for your arrest, the cops are looking for you and you pass the gas so hard to leave your hideout, surely you are living one day," he tweeted the county sheriff's office.
"The person was arrested over the weekend with a Clay County mandate for possession of a controlled substance," they added.
The sheriff's office also praised the local police for "using their senses to sniff it".
The incident occurred in Liberty, Missouri, about 25 km north-west of Kansas City.
The Reported by Kansas City Star that the identity of the man has not been released.
Twitter users had a field day with the report, with a respondent claiming that a criminal who had been arrested in West Virginia had added an assault on his rap rap after deliberately farting in the presence of the police.
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