A Facebook post by the Blackpool Police has gone viral for one of the strangest reasons: the suspect in the publication looks exactly like the actor David Schwimmer, best known for playing the role of Ross Geller in the popular comedy of situation. FRIENDS. The request for help from the UK police force to identify the suspect has generated thousands of hilarious comments, mostly from fans of the television show of the 90s. Since then, the police have confirmed that the man photographed is not, in fact, , David Schwimmer, who was not even in the UK at the time of the robbery.
Eighteen hours ago, Blackpool police shared a man's CCTV camera, which has been dubbed an image of David Schwimmer aka Ross. He is suspected of stealing a restaurant in Blackpool on October 20.
Since it was published online, the image has been "shared" more than 60,000 times and more than 8 lakh comments have been compiled, mainly from people who have pointed out its striking similarity to Ross's FRIENDS. And it seems that the police agree with them!
"Thank you all for your quick responses, we have thoroughly investigated this matter and confirmed that David Schwimmer was in the United States on this date," they wrote, according to the BBC.
"We're sorry it has to be like that."
The comments in the viral publication, meanwhile, all seem to relate. FRIENDS. And popular jokes of the show.
"I do not think it was this guy's day, his week, his month or even his year …" writes a person in the comments section. "Get rid of him, he grew up with Monica, IF YOU DO NOT EAT RAPIDLY, YOU WILL NOT EAT," jokes another. "Clearly, that's not Ross, they're as different as the night and … later that night," a third joke.
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