This Hilariously Terrible Sketch Of A Robber Actually Helped Police Arrest Him

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The mug shot of a robber and a police sketch
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When a man was robbed inside Central Market in Pennsylvania on Feb. 6, police asked him to describe the culprit the best he could. According to Local 21 News, the man described the robber as “as a man in his 30s who was 5-foot-4 and possibly South American or Asian.”

But the thing is, the man didn’t stop there. He provided his own sketch of the robber, which was actually a hilariously terrible drawing. The best part? Police were actually able to arrest the man because of the drawing.

Here’s the man’s mug shot vs. the sketch:

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Seriously, I can’t get over it. The drawing is so awful, and yet somehow so like the man. I can’t stop staring at the uncanny resemblance.

The sketch and mug shot have now gone viral, and people online can’t stop laughing about it (and tbh, same).

From now on, I aspire to be like the man who made that sketch: not exactly great at what I do, but good enough that people still kinda get where I’m going with it. TC mark

Callie Byrnes

Callie is a professional Thought Catalog blogger by day and an amateur Tumblr blogger by night.

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