Tuesday, 20 November 2018
Former World's fattest Man caught stealing Medicines and Other items from Store
57- Year - Old Paul Mason has escaped spending years in prison after being ask to pay £43 for stealing in a shop. As when he WAS Young, he tipped the scales of 70 Stone, he was caught stealing medicine, Star wars Toy and Toiletries worth of £197 at a Walmart store
The former fattest man was fined by a judge in Orange, Massachusetts, and now faces returning to the UK for surgery on his knees and gastric band.
Prosecutors told Orange District Court that Mason, who now weighs 34 stone, was seen trying to make off with the goods from the store in the town on May 13 this year.
A police declaration shows that he was caught putting Goods into a bag before he attempted to leave the Walmart on his electric mobility scooter without paying for the Goods
The former postal worker – who had slimmed down to 19 stone before piling on the pounds after splitting with his fiancee – set off an alarm as he left the shop.
He was then spotted trying to ditch some of the items.
Security staff at the Walmart apprehended Mason, originally from Ipswich, Suffolk, and police were called.
Mason had been charged with larceny, but it was reduced to the minor charge of shoplifting at Orange District Court on Friday.
He was fined £43 by the Judge Patrick Sabbs and was given an injunction preventing him from entering in Walmart stores again.
Mason will now head back to the UK – where he will try to get surgery on the NHS.