- A man proposed to his lover while being arrested
- Baffled cops filmed him as he went down on his knees to pop the question
- The man was wanted for failure to show up in court on several occasions
A 35-year-old Oklahoma man named Mr Brandon Thompson left cops baffled when he demanded to be allowed to propose to his girlfriend before they could arrest him.
Thompson then reportedly went down on his knees and nicely asked his girlfriend, Leandria Keith, to spend the rest of her life with him.
Thompson told CBS: “I wasn’t going to go to jail without first expressing my feelings to her. I wanted her to know that I love her and would like spend the rest of my life with her."
The extremely strange proposal was captured on camera by the seemingly bemused cops moments before they took Thompson in.
According to officer Lincoln Anderson, Thompson was wanted for failing to show up in court to answer charges on possession of illegal substance, firearms, among others.
Anderson said: “When he asked if he could be allowed to propose to his girlfriend, that really took us by huge surprise. It's not everyday you see that kind of thing,.
The odd yet romantic proposal did not stop the police from taking him in. His family was, however, able to raise some money to bail him out. He is expected in court again on Monday, July 17.
Watch the video below of NAIJ.com asking Nigerians how much salary a man should earn before he proposes: