- A photo of a David Schwimmer look-alike wanted by British police went viral on Tuesday.
- Schwimmer weighed in by making a parody video, which he posted to Twitter on Wednesday.
- He filmed himself pretending to steal a crate of beers and pleaded innocent, writing: “Officers, I swear it wasn’t me. As you can see, I was in New York.”
- The Blackpool Police Facebook page blew up on Tuesday after their appeal for information about a theft turned into a series of jokes the “Friends” star.
- The man is suspected of stealing a jacket, a wallet, and a cell phone from an all-you-can-eat buffet in Blackpool, England.
“Friends” actor David Schwimmer made a hilarious video in response to a viral photo shared by British police that showed a suspected criminal who looks just like him.
The photo, shared by Blackpool Police on Tuesday, showed a Schwimmer look-alike holding a crate of beers:
This was Schwimmer’s response on Wednesday:
— schwim (@DavidSchwimmer) October 24, 2018
The video shows him mimicking the pose, also with crates of beer, but in a branch of the New Yorkers Food Market, a grocery store in Manhattan.
He wrote on Twitter: “Officers, I swear it wasn’t me. As you can see, I was in New York. To the hardworking Blackpool Police, good luck with the investigation.”
According to the BBC, the man in the security footage picture is suspected of stealing a jacket, a wallet, and a cell phone from an all-you-can-eat buffet in Blackpool, England.
The image of the man shows him at a different time, and he isn’t necessarily doing anything illegal in the image.
Blackpool Police had already exonerated Schwimmer before his post. On Tuesday, the police force’s account had written: “We have investigated this matter thoroughly and have confirmed that David Schwimmer was in America on this date. We’re so sorry it has to be this way.”
Here’s the suspect side by side with the “Friends” actor:
Here are the best reactions, “Friends” references, and Ross quotes people added to the police security photo posted on Tuesday.
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