'Was he singing the YMCA?' - Police release bizarre 'village people' efit

A bizarre police e-fit has attracted huge publicity after being likened to a member of disco group The Village People.

Thursday, 11th July 2019, 1:29 pm
Updated Thursday, 11th July 2019, 2:29 pm
Cleethorpes Communtiy Policing Team released the image

Cleethorpes Community Policing Team released the image to try and catch the suspect who attempted to force his way into a house.

The force received reports of a man trying to force entry into a property on Trinity Road in Cleethorpes at 10pm on June 13.

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Since the image was released, social media users have also likened the suspect to Sky Sports presenter Chris Kamara and pop singer Lionel Richie.

In the e-fit, the man appears to be wearing a high-vis jacket and a hard hat - bearing a resemblance to the construction worker from The Village People.

One Facebook User, Stef Goodwin, responded to the police appeal saying: "Was he singing the YMCA?"

Another response from Facebook user Luke Hill referred to Lionel Richie's song "Hello" by saying: "Hello, is it me you're looking for?"

In their post, police said: "Can you help us ID the man in this e-fit?

"He tried to force his way into a house on Trinity Rd, Cleethorpes at 10pm Thurs June 13.

"If you can help us ID him please call us on the non-emergency number 101 quoting log 641 13/06/19."