Several photos of wished suspects have been created on pancakes by a police pressure which is asking the general public for assist to “whisk them away” on Shrove Tuesday.
Surrey Police has posted digitally-enhanced photographs on social media of individuals they need to converse to.
In a tweet, it mentioned: “We’ve asked Crepe Artiste Philippe de Pan to help us locate some of our most wanted through the medium of pancake art.”
It goes on to make clear de Pan doesn’t really exist and that they’ve created the pictures themselves.
On certainly one of them, the pressure has added the pun: “We would like to establish if he is a crepe-tomaniac?! (badoom tisch!).”
Several customers have responded with their very own puns, with one posting: “Take it he stole some dough?” – whereas one other tweeted: “Don’t pancake!! We are on to it!!”
One particular person wrote: “I hope you manage to crepe up on them and apprehend them safely!” to which Surrey Police responded: “Thank you – we’ll try to be syruptitious!”
And one other mentioned: “With any luck you’ll catch some unsavoury characters”.
The pancakes included a picture of Thomas McKeogh, who has did not appear in court docket on quite a lot of events and has did not reply bail in relation to a automobile theft investigation.
Daniel Harber, 20, who is needed on recall to jail, additionally options, as does 19-year-old Thomas Michael Cooper, who detectives need to converse to about quite a lot of burglaries.
Surrey Police mentioned: “While there will always be critics who ‘pan’ our attempts at getting these wanted faces out there, the flip side is that more people are seeing these posts than would see a standard wanted appeal.”