Californian authorities are to pay $100,000 to a homeless man who helped police to capture two criminal fugitives.
The man had analyzed photos of the criminals from a news report and later discovered them in a van.
The criminals had escaped from Orange County Jail six days before.
The full reward was $150,000. It was divided among four people. Hay Chapman (the homeless man) got the biggest part.
Moreover, according to officials, each of the two workers of the Target supermarket are to get $15,000. They alerted the police after surveillance cameras had recorded two suspicious men.
A Los Angeles resident, whose van was stolen by the criminals, will be paid $20,000. The man addressed to the police after the buyer hadn’t brought back the car he wanted to sell.
The two fugitives were arrested in the van near the market.