The Manchester man was sentenced to three-and-a-half years in jail for robbery and police officers used the occasion to warn people of entering a life of crime without a more appealing appearance: “This man only needs to look at himself in the mirror to realise crime is not for him.”
The police noted that “[w]ith his big ears and rotund features he stands out a mile, and the officers have no trouble spotting him. He must be a total liability when he is part of a gang. He has already been dubbed Shrek and must be one of the ugliest robbers in the country.”
Jez, officers, the man is already going to jail as a bank robber.
It is clear that English officers are looking for a more handsome criminal element. The ideal must be Cary Grant in It Takes a Thief:
Then there is always Gabriel Byrne in The Usual Suspects:
Then there is John Travolta in Pulp Fiction:
On the female felon side, there is Sharon Stone in Basic Instinct:
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