first_imgTwitter user ChrissyP said: “I know him, that’s Zippy from Rainbow.”One Facebook user, Jen Wyatt, said: “Seriously had to check the date wasn’t 1st April!” A bizarre e-fit picture issued by police has attracted a lot of attention after people compared the wanted man to Zippy from Rainbow and the Cheshire Cat from Alice In Wonderland.Warwickshire Police issued the image in order to try and catch two burglars who managed to get into a house by distracting a woman in her 40s.The men claimed to be from Orbit Housing as they tricked their way into the flat on Hertford Place, Stratford-upon-Avon.The force posted on Twitter: “We’ve issued an e-fit for of a suspect in a distraction burglary in Stratford in February. If you have any information please contact us.”Social media users branded the e-fit “hilarious” and “a joke”. Warwickshire Police have been unfazed by the mockery, responding on Twitter: “We can confirm that this is real and that we anticipated the attention!”But jokes aside, it was created from a description provided and it’s serious as a woman was victim of a horrible crime. Hopefully the attention will mean we identify the offender/bring him to justice quicker.”  That dodgy efit is zippy if he was a human— Joe (@Joe_farrardise) April 3, 2018center_img And the winner for efit of the year goes to….— Matt Jackson (@Mattlj92) April 3, 2018 Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings.last_img

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