4 September 2008 This alleged thief had to be rushed to hospital last night after being impaled on a fence. The incident took place at the East London museum. The suspect is alleged to have broken down the back door to the museum. The alarm went off, giving him a fright, and he ran away. He climbed a tree and then attempted to jump over the fence. However, he lost his footing and was impaled by one of the spikes on the fence. The man was discovered by a tow truck driver who heard his cries. The man was taken to Frere Hospital and it is understood that he is due to undergo surgery.