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Source: Warwickshire Police / Police

Police Released A Terrible Sketch Of A Suspect And People Are In Tears


Police sketches aren't known for being the most accurate images of crime suspects. According to Charlie Frowd, a British psychologist at the University of Central Lancashire, composite photos drawn by trained artists only produce an accurate likeness of the suspect around 9 percent of the time. For computer generated images, that number is even lower, at 5 percent. 

And just in case you need proof, a composite by police in Warwickshire in the United Kingdom is going viral for exactly the reason mentioned above. They're looking for two men who posed as employees from the Orbit housing association in order to trick their way into a woman’s apartment. One of the men distracted the woman while the other stole cash before the woman realized what was going on and told them to leave while she called the police. 

According to the woman, who described this man at length, here is what the suspect allegedly looked like: