Doncaster man asks police to arrest wife so he can have 'quiet life'

A Doncaster man jokingly asked police to arrest his wife during a question and answer session with a town police chief so he can have ‘a quiet life.’

By Darren Burke
Thursday, 5th May 2022, 10:22 am

Inspector Mark Payling of South Yorkshire Police was facing questions from members of the public about crime, nuisance and anti-social behaviour in a Facebook chat when one resident, with tongue firmly in cheek, asked him: “Inspector, any chance of arresting my wife so I can have a quiet life……divorce is just too expensive!

Responding, Insp Payling told him: “I’m afraid not.”

And in reply the resident said: “Thanks anyway. My mum always said if you don’t ask you don’t get.”

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A Doncaster asked police to arrest his wife for a 'quiet life.'

Another poster urged him: “Set up a go fund page. I’m sure all men will chuck a few pounds in – my husband will throw you a tenner.”

While anothe replied: “In your case you have asked and still didn’t get – good try though.”