New Zealand police wanted people to be on the lookout for a juvenile suspected of burglary. But the law bans them from publishing photographs of underage criminals. Some officers thought the boy looked a bit like actor Robbie Coltrane, so they put his picture on a wanted poster with the warning "Robbie Coltrane is not the burglar, but imagine him aged 16 with lank, greasy hair and you have the picture."
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