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False Leg Makers Rejoice As GS4 Staff Tag Villain’s Prosthetic Limb

IN what is being seen as a triumph for the false limb industry, two G4S staff placed an electronic tag on a felon’s false leg believing it was real.

Admittedly, Christopher Lowcock, 29, did swaddle his prosthetic limb in a bandage is readiness for the G4S workers’ arrival at his home in Rochdale. But that has more to do with his guile, criminal mind (is he a product of nominative determinism – or wishes to be?) and a lack of confidence in his false leg. His other leg is made of flesh and bone.

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Posted: 30th, August 2011 | In: Strange But True | Comment (1)