Social media savvy police forces are increasingly turning to the internet to help them fight crime, but they probably shouldn’t underestimate the web’s ability for pure savagery.
A prime example of this appeared on Thursday night when Greater Manchester Police turned to Twitter in their hunt for one Kealeigh Benson – wanted for ‘perverting the course of justice’.
Thankfully for officers Kealeigh does have some stand out features that would help with her identification, unfortunately it is all anyone could focus on…
As reported by The Sun, Kealeigh quickly became a popular source of Thursday night entertainment -well there is another week until contestants of ‘The Apprentice’ will take over as trolling fodder- due to her eyebrows…
[tweet https://twitter.com/gregholder1971/status/781525591677890560 conversation=”false”]
[tweet https://twitter.com/LChapman5/status/781526192654516224?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw conversation=”false”]
Jason Jacob may have spotted her though…
[tweet https://twitter.com/JJthemanc/status/781530376955170816?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw conversation=”false”]
The pencilled on brows are giving this guy nightmares, apparently.
[tweet https://twitter.com/xsamuelking/status/781564617545900032?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw conversation=”false”]
Twitter had some additions to her rap sheet too…
[tweet https://twitter.com/AnthonyRubio5/status/781545223604305920 conversation=”false”]
And the level of shock sent some in search of religion!
[tweet https://twitter.com/elliemay289/status/781534403113709572 conversation=”false”]
So kids, obey the law, or the police may well just turn you into a viral star for all the wrong reasons.
An NCTJ Journalist with an MA in Sports Journalism, Kieron is an experienced social media journalist who has worked in the industry since 2015. His experience includes work with ITN, the MEN, WISH/WIRE/TOWER FM, and 8:50 Sports Digest… not forgetting his time at ASDA.