AN e-fit of a suspected criminal has been ridiculed for its resemblance to the Fat Controller in Thomas the Tank Engine.
The image depicts a man with enormous cheeks, wearing a white baseball cap.
Essex Police shared a suspected criminal’s e-fit on Facebook in response to an attempted burglary[/caption]
It was put on Facebook by Essex Police after an attempted burglary in Chelmsford last month.
Online jokers were quick to compare it to the tubby TV character.
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One wag said: “Seen him at the train station a few years back (used to wear a top hat) with Thomas the Tank Engine and Gordon.”
Another wrote: “I knew his dad. A fine man and a great controller. Never let his weight hold him back. Never took any s*** off them trains.”
Some also said he looked like the Megabus man or Humpty Dumpty.
Essex Police’s post was soon flooded with hilarious comments[/caption]
Users pointed out the photo’s similarity to other fictional characters, such as Alice in Wonderland’s Tweedledee and Tweedledum[/caption]
One man thought the suspect was a lookalike for Megabus man[/caption]
Another thought he resembled Augustus Gloop from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory[/caption]
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