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US bank robbery suspect 'eats evidence'

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Police in the United States believe a bank robbery suspect may have eaten a crucial piece of evidence by swallowing a note demanding cash while handcuffed and lying across the bonnet of a police car.

An onboard video captured 35-year-old John Ford from Cleveland chewing a piece of paper removed from his pocket by officers who were searching him for evidence.

Ford was arrested following a report of a bank robbery in Ohio on Thursday.

Pictures courtesy of ohio.com

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