A knife-wielding robber who stormed a Birmingham grocery store is being mocked on-line for sporting a weird disguise that left him wanting like Jim Carrey’s The Masks.
West Midlands Police are trying to find the suspect who stole a amount of money from the Quinton Premier Grocery store within the Woodgate space of Birmingham on December 17.
The power shared an enchantment earlier this week with CCTV pictures which captured the person threatening a employee in a full pores and skin tight face masks.
The person will be seen sporting a gray tracksuit and materials over his head with simply holes for his eyes and one for his mouth.
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Social media customers had been fast to ridicule the suspect for resembling the comedy superhero character from the 1994 film The Masks, starring Jim Carrey and Cameron Diaz.
Some stated the weird headgear left him wanting just like the Blue Energy Ranger whereas others steered he was sporting a gimp masks.
Writing on Fb, Liam Taylor wrote: “What a clown. I questioned what The Masks was as much as as of late – someone cease him!”
A totally masked man entered Quinton Premier Grocery store in Simmons Drive, Woodgate, and threatened a employee with a knife earlier than fleeing with money on 17 December. pic.twitter.com/ZvUxZd0LV1
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David Bradley added: “What is the Masks doing in Birmingham?”
Craig Yates stated: “he appears to be like like a Smurf Gimp who has been caught quick and about to moist himself”
Annabel Demaine put: “Jesus Christ…. He must be charged with crimes in opposition to vogue an all. What’s that on his face.”
Gareth Lloyd commented: “Examine the native Ann Summer time reps for gimp masks gross sales.”
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John Leach stated: “Severe crime and I hope he is caught earlier than he might do it once more. He does seem like he is received a washing up glove on his head although.”
Steven Pearce added: “Blue Energy Ranger gone rogue? There’s just one group of people that can cease him…Go Go Energy Rangers.”
A West Midlands Police spokesperson stated: “We’re interesting for info following a knifepoint theft at a store in Birmingham.
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“A totally masked man entered Quinton Premier Grocery store in Simmons Drive, Woodgate, and threatened a employee with a knife earlier than fleeing with money on 17 December.
“We admire these pictures don’t clearly establish the suspect however we’re hoping to set off the reminiscences of anybody who was within the space at round 6.45pm, and will have info which may also help us.
“We imagine there are individuals on the market who will know who was accountable.”
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