TODAY   |  January 31, 2014

Police sketch looked like a Muppet – but it worked

A police sketch went viral and was mocked as resembling the face of a Muppet – yet it resulted in the arrest of a suspect in Paris, Texas.

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>>> look at this. is this the world's worse police sketch? take a look. a veteran police artist came up with this composite to catch a robbery suspect in texas. drawing quickly went viral with many mocking it on the web. some said it looked more like a muppet than a man. well, who's laughing now? this sketch actually led to the arrest of the suspect. it took just two weeks. a police officer says he recognized the man from a cartoon-like picture. they got their man.