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Police Call Pools Panel To Investigate Chalgrove Boy Who Broke Greenhouse With Football

by | 26th, May 2011

TOM Clarke, 15, did not kick a football through a greenhouse window, while playing footy in the back garden of the Crown pub in Chalgrove, Oxfordshire. His dad tells Jeremy Vine on BBC Radio 2 that someone else kicked the ball that bobbled on Tom’s foot. It was a deflection. And we have yet to ascertain who owns the ball and if they got it back.

But the biggest own goal was scored by the police, who on hearing of the smashing glass the greenhouse’s owner, Bobby Cellar, 67, called them directed a helicopter to catch the young rascals.

The story is brilliantly told in the Daily Mail .

It says the police force scrambled the chopper. The didn’t. It was already in the air. They paint young Tom as an innocent lad “. He is pictured stood holding a football and looking sad. Says

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