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11/07/2017 07:12 am ET Updated Nov 09, 2017

Michigan Police Troll ‘Stranger Things’ Fans With Jail Warning Tweet

"Some extra motivation for you not to end up there."

Stranger Things” fans in Michigan have an added incentive not to get themselves arrested this week.

On Sunday, East Lansing Police tweeted that it would reveal the plot of Netflix’s hit sci-fi horror to anyone who ends up in its jail:

The department said it taped spoilers for the show all over its detention facility’s walls. “Some extra motivation for you to not end up there,” it added.

It’s not clear which season of the show that law enforcers planed to ruin for suspects. The department later confirmed to HuffPost that it was a joke.

Had police gone through with the threat, however, we can only imagine the jail’s walls looking something like this:

Here’s how the tweet was received:

“Tweets like this are a way of humanizing police officers, showing that yes, police officers put on a uniform and do a job,” a spokesman told HuffPost.

“But at the end of the day officers are people too and also enjoy watching ‘Stranger Things,’” he added.

This article has been updated with the comment from East Lansing Police.

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