A male fugitive has turn out to be a viral sensation after he replied to a Facebook post shared by police declaring him needed.
As a part of its “Wanted Wednesdays” bulletin, the Richland Police Division posted an advert saying that Anthony Akers, 38, was needed by the Washington state Division of Corrections for failing to adjust to sentencing.
The Facebook post learn:
Wanted Wednesday! Anthony Akers (38) is needed by the Division of Corrections for Failure to Comply. You probably have any info please name 509-628-0333
Few hours after the post was shared, Akers replied and instructed the police to “settle down” that he was going to flip himself in.
Settle down, I am going to flip myself in.
Nonetheless, when Mr Akers didn’t present up Richland Police reached out by way of the identical remark thread, informing him that they nonetheless have not seen him. Additionally they made him conscious of their hours of operations and a non-emergency quantity he can contact if he wants transportation.
He then replied to the police:
Thanks, tyding up a pair free ends since I’ll most likely be in there for a month. Ought to be in there within the subsequent 48 hours.
However after 48 hours handed and Mr Akers nonetheless didn’t flip up, social media customers who had been following the dialog bought .
“Has he turned himself in,” one Facebook commenter posted.
“He has not,” the police replied.
Akers then responded once more with an apology, writing:
Pricey RPD, it’s not you, it’s me.
I clearly have dedication points. I [apologise] for standing you up. I will probably be there no later then lunchtime tomorrow, I do know you don’t have any motive to consider me after what I did to you, however I promise that if I don’t make it on my own by lunchtime tomorrow I’ll name for a trip to help me with my dedication points.
Thanks upfront to your response in case you are patiently giving me one other likelihood with us, I do know i don’t deserve it.
P.S. You’re stunning.
However he nonetheless didn’t present up, so the police division responded as soon as extra asking for the general public’s assist in discovering him.
The police wrote:
We waited, however you didn’t present. After you stood us up, we reached out once more — this time providing you a trip. You replied and stated you wanted 48 hours.
The weekend got here and went. We’re starting to suppose you aren’t coming. Please name us anytime and we’ll come to you.”
Akers ended up retaining his promise. On Tuesday, December 4, at 3:29 p.m., he turned himself in to Richland police and posted about it on Facebook.
Sharing a selfie he took on the police station, he wrote:
Right here for our date sweetheart.
The humour has received him the hearts of native police and social media customers.