A SERIAL armed robber dubbed the "Skull Cracker
" has been caught after going on the run for the third time.
Michael Wheatley, dubbed the "Skull Cracker
", has been caught after going on the run
PAUL BLACKWELL SAYS: "Michael Wheatley, aka the Skull Cracker
, escaped from an open prison.
The clothing and silver was auctioned Wednesday afternoon, and the fans, jewelry and other items, yesterday.One of the other items on sale was a Plains Indian "skull cracker
" from the late 1800s.
A dangerous armed robber, dubbed the Skull Cracker
, was given 13 life sentences yesterday for a string of raids on building societies and banks.
In May, Michael "Skull Cracker
" Wheatley, 55, serving 13 life sentences for armed robberies, was recaptured by police five days after absconding from a Kent open prison while on day release.
A ROBBER dubbed the Skull Cracker
holds up a building society with a gun while on the run from an open prison.
e recent spate of escapes from open prisons - including violent armed robber "Skull Cracker
" Michael Wheatley who absconded from on the Isle of Sheppey for four days, and Anthony Peloe and John Arnold who yesterday ran from orn Cross open prison in Cheshire - has led Justice Secretary Chris Grayling to look at tightening the rules governing open prisons.
The cult favorite is the ESEE-5, a nice handful of drop point with quarter-inch thick blade steel, nicely sculpted Micarta handles and a glass-breaker on the butt serving double duty as a wicked skull cracker
. The smaller ESEE-4 and 3 models can perform a myriad of roles from everyday carry to light field chores and serious skinning.
Michael Wheatley was allowed out of jail despite a stark warning put on his file days before he went on the run.
Michael Wheatley, 55, nicknamed Skull Cracker
, was arrested in Tower Hamlets, east London, on Wednesday, after allegedly raiding the Chelsea Building Society in Sunbury-on-Thames, Surrey, of PS18,350.
But not to keeping violent criminals with names like Skull Cracker
, Slasher or Bone Crusher behind bars.