Police in England try novel approach to catch criminals via Twitter
The operators of the official Twitter account for Solihull police in England have tried a new approach to catch drug criminals.
While there are many, many funny accounts to follow on Twitter, the forum is often funniest when a serious account drops in a few jokes. It seems that Solihull police (@SolihullPolice), based in the west midlands of England, are masters of the art.
Presumably taking their lead from the rather funny @NotAPoliceman account, the coppers in Solihull decided to test their followers with this tweet.
The tweet has had almost 10,000 retweets since last night, and given loads of us a great laugh, but what we really want to know is, did anybody pop around to the station to try and collect?
And just to show just how this account likes to mix up the funny stuff with the serious, here are their last two tweets:
They certainly have a sense of humour at that station anyway. Now, any Irish Garda stations willing to do the same