25.01.2023 - 22:09 / dailyrecord.co.uk
A mum was left horrified after her son tied her up, threatened to pour boiling water over her and demanded £10k be transferred to his bank account. Michal Strehlau, 27, kept his own mother prisoner in her home for hours before she managed to escape the horrific ordeal.
The incident occurred last year in Hull, when the drunken amphetamine user flipped out on his parent after going to her home. The 27-year-old kept her prisoner for three hours and 40 minutes before she finally managed to untie herself and escape through a living room window.
After the incident, Strehlau later secretly returned to his mum's home and hid in the loft space. Hull Live reports he then later emerged to stealfood and have a bath while she was out.
At Hull Crown Court, Strehlau admitted to attempted robbery and false imprisonment of his mother on October 2, 2022. Amber Hobson, prosecuting, says that Strehlau's mother had asked him to move out of her home prior to the ordeal.
The prosecutor claims the mother had changed her locks at the property but the defendant went there anyway. Strehlau had reportedly been drinking and taking drugs on the day of the incident and believed that is mother had hidden beer from him.
Miss Hobson said: "He became aggressive and shouted." An hour later, he then asked his mother to transfer some money to him.
Miss Hobson added: "He locked the doors of the house and put the keys in his pocket. He asked first for £8,000, then £9,000 and then £10,000. The defendant took the complainant's mobile phone and said: 'Transfer the money from your account to mine'. She refused and the defendant tried to do it himself."
Strehlau later became more aggressive and returned with two computer cables. He then told his mother that he was going