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A BOY of 13 told detectives how he gave the slip to a kidnapper who dragged him into his car.
He came out of prison, moved into a squat somewhere unspecified, stole a car, gave the slip to a pair of comedy criminals who were on his trail, blagged a few hundred quid from his ex, Zoe.
The teacher wrote the children's responses on small pieces of paper and gave the slips of paper to them as references.