When a U.K. TV host was reporting about a suspected criminal, he didn’t expect to see this face staring back at him:
— PC Alice Nicholas (@KernowKop) February 8, 2016
Neither did viewers who were quick to spot the awkward and unfortunate resemblance between the criminal and Jason Mohammad, who was co-hosting the show Crimewatch on the BBC.
— OkHelloYou (@okhelloyou) February 8, 2016
Yeah, we’d be sweating bullets too, regardless of the fact that we’re, you know, innocent.
Later into the program Mohammed revealed that the criminal had already been found and was serving time in jail (for attacking an elderly man). Phew.
And, thankfully, the anchor has a sense of humour about it all too.
Thanks for the tweets. And yes, I’ve seen the picture #Crimewatch
— Jason Mohammad (@jasonmohammad) February 8, 2016
Surprisingly, this has happened before…multiple times on TV.
This ABC reporter got reamed by his colleagues for this uncanny resemblance:
And who could forget this unsubstantiated photo that’s been circulating on the internet for years?