Seeking Escape From Home, Kansas Man Robs Bank, Goes Straight to Jail

A Kansas man robbed a bank last week in order to go to jail and avoid his wife, court documents showed.Lawrence John Ripple, 70, is shown in this Wyandotte County Detention Center in Kansas City, Kansas, U.S. released on September 7, 2016.  Courtesy Wyandotte County Detention Center/Handout via REUTERS

Lawrence John Ripple, 70, told his wife following a fight on Friday that “he’d rather be in jail than at home.”

After writing a note stating that he had a gun and wanted money, Ripple walked to a bank in Kansas City, Kansas, and handed it to the teller….MORE: www.reuters.com/