People are seemingly convinced the Grim Reaper is real and roaming the streets of the UK after police issued a hilarious public appeal.
North Yorkshire Police took to Facebook on Tuesday (May 23) asking the public for help identifying a man spotted in CCTV footage.
The post explained: "We would like to speak to him following a burglary in Acomb on 7 May when a house was entered during the day and items stolen.
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"We believe the man in the image will have important information that could help our investigation."
The bloke appeared dressed head to toe in black, with a black hood pulled over his pale bald head.
Unsurprisingly, the people of the internet were quick to mock the image with comparisons including "Voldemort" and "Skeletor".
One comment read: "Grim Reaper. Run for your life!" With another exclaiming: "Grim Reaper !??"
Another Facebook user urged police to "check with the local undertakers".
"Holy cr*p that's the walking dead," a fourth said.
One commenter shared an image of The Scream, the iconic painting created by Norwegian artist Edvard Munch in 1893 showing a bald white figure dressed in black. The commenter added: "Artist's impression has just arrived."
Another person suggested that the bloke may have been wearing a "Halloween mask" while another said: "He deffo dug himself up."
Police urged anybody who recognised the man to get in touch with them, either by email to [email protected] or by calling 101, selecting option two and asking for PC 1278 Thomas Dennis.
The Facebook post added: "If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."
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