The Jail Break Clue by Clue
A man is being held in the police station jail. He escapes by walking out the front door. It takes 6 hours for anyone to notice he is missing.
How did he do it?
Can you figure it out in 10 clues?
The man escaped at 1:00 pm on an ordinary Friday in the summer.
The police station was running as usual. There were staff members around.
The man had been arrested that morning for stealing a car. He was being held in jail until his court date on Monday morning.
The man did not pay any of the people at the station. He did not know any of the police working that day.
The police discovered he was missing at 7pm when they went down to his cell to give him dinner.
The cell had a video camera in it that was watched at all times.
The policeman watching the video saw nothing unusual the whole day.
In the afternoon, the man lay down on the bed face first, pulled the blanket over his head, and napped.
The man was visited by his brother around 12:00. The brother left at about 12:30.
The brother was wearing a large overcoat and a big hat.
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- Did the policeman who was watching the video camera after the man escaped, see an empty cell or not?
- What did the policeman watching the video camera see?
- Did anyone leave the cell that afternoon?
- Why was the escape only discovered when he was seen in person?
- Why did the man’s brother wear an overcoat and a hat?
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