Police in Surrey, in the south east of England, say they have teamed up with a crepe artist called Philippe de Pan to create a likeness of a suspect in a series of burglaries. Why use a pancake portrait? Well, it’s Shrove Tuesday, or Pancake Tuesday, and doing it this way sure is getting a lot of attention.
This is his likeness of Thomas Michael Cooper. We’d like to speak to him about a series of burglaries.
— Surrey Police (@SurreyPolice) February 25, 2020
Surrey Police continued the puns saying “We would like to establish if he is a crepe-tomaniac?”
Emergency Locate got into the game saying “I hope you manage to crêpe up on them and apprehend them safely!”
I hope you manage to crêpe up on them and apprehend them safely!
— EmergencyLocate (@EmergencyLocate) February 25, 2020
Want some more pancake art? Well, it seems Phillippe De Pan is just a pun (get it?) and the crepe art may be nothing more than a computer manipulation!
However, there’s no shortage of great pancake art videos. Here are a few: