Brilliant Kids Make Human Arrow, Pointing Police Chopper to Criminal


Check out the brilliance of these British kids. According hybbtsnrfk
to the Daily Mail

Aged between six and 12, they were on an Easter egg hunt in the middle of a field near the village of Capel, Surrey, when they spotted the helicopter circling.

I highly doubt I would have been nearly as resourceful as these “Tremendous 12,” as they’ve been dubbed by the press:

Describing what happened next, one of them, a nine-year-old girl, said: ‘It was really noisy and we could see it said “police” on the bottom. Then we saw a man running along the side of the field. We could see him but the helicopter couldn’t because it was hovering over the woods.

‘We saw the man take his jumper off and put it around his head. Then he dropped it and ran off into the woods and we pointed and shouted at the helicopter, “He’s gone that way!”

‘But the helicopter looked like it was pointing in the opposite direction. Then two of my friends said, “Let’s get into an arrow” and we got into position on the ground.’

The quick-thinking children lay there for a minute before the pilot took notice and headed in the direction they were pointing.

And then?

Another girl, also nine, added: ‘About five minutes later, the helicopter came back and landed in the field and the officers came to talk to us.

‘They said they thought we were messing around at first but they followed our arrow and caught the men. We feel really proud of what we did.’

The men are suspected of burglary. The kids are suspected of reminding adults that children are far more capable than we give them credit for. – L



He went thataway!!!

He went thataway!!!



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11 Responses to Brilliant Kids Make Human Arrow, Pointing Police Chopper to Criminal

  1. PacMom April 3, 2016 at 9:59 am #

    I thought that was pretty awesome too. Article also said parents were proud so I quess those kids didn’t get in trouble for running off from the Easter Egg hunt to find their own fun!

  2. AmyO April 3, 2016 at 11:17 am #

    Then, the parents were arrested for allowing the children to play outside and lay on the ground. “There could have been anything in the grass,” one policeman stated. “Knives, blades, anthrax, mountain lions, bullies. Plus, what if the robber they caught was a registered sex offender? You can’t be too careful.”

  3. BL April 3, 2016 at 12:52 pm #

    Those kids were pretty sharp.

    Arrow. Sharp. Get it?

  4. NY Single Mom April 3, 2016 at 1:34 pm #

    The Case of the Helicopter That Trusted The Kids.

    Trust. I am beginning to wonder if the apparently complex issue that keeps tripping up those in authority in most of these Free Range cases is simply trust.

    The Top Dogs think they know it all.

    If they could share the credit downward, they could listen and learn.

    But oh, no, their superiority is at stake…

  5. Denney April 3, 2016 at 2:59 pm #

    Yeah it was really brilliant technique by some brilliant kids. I have a brilliant, his name is Jordan, he is only 5 year old but his maximum activities are different than other kids. Sometimes Jordan makes me foolish by his different tricks and laughs loudly. Really I enjoy it!

  6. Donald April 3, 2016 at 4:35 pm #

    Children are people too. They are not adorable pets that have to looked after at all times.

  7. Gregory Dwyer April 3, 2016 at 5:50 pm #

    A good kind of helicopter parents

  8. Art April 3, 2016 at 9:05 pm #

    Sorry for the threadjack, just a Scott’s Lawn Care commercial, I think it’s brand new, like THIS WEEK brand new, that showed kids outside playing. One of the tag lines was said by this girl laying on the grass, “nobody wants an indoor kid.”

    Go Scotts!

  9. Derek April 3, 2016 at 10:25 pm #

    AmyO: Bravo! Best comment ever. Pretty awesome kids too! I wouldn’t have thought of doing that.

  10. Yocheved April 4, 2016 at 5:03 pm #

    OMG, those kids are touching DIRT! Quick, someone bring a giant tub of hand sanitizer!

  11. Nicole R. April 5, 2016 at 3:21 pm #

    Love it!!