Fugitive who reckons he's a dead ringer for Hollywood A-lister taunts cops with cheeky demand on the run | The Sun

A FUGITIVE who reckons he's a dead ringer for a Hollywood A-Lister has been taunting police while he's on the run.

Devon Bentley, 19, is being hunted by cops for suspected burglary offences and could soon be thrown back behind bars.

But an attempt to use social media to find Bentley has left Brits in stitches as the 19-year-old has claimed he's a Jim Carrey lookalike.

Mocking police on a Facebook post plastered with his face, the fugitive wrote: "Is there a reward for his whereabouts?

"I'm a B-Tech Jim Kerry bro."

There's just one striking resemblance between the crim and celeb – Bentley's straight, short fringe is similar to that of the star in the 1994 classic Dumb and Dumber.

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However, it was that feature that saw the Stoke-on-Trent teen mocked relentlessly.

One person wrote: "Should be searching for whoever cut his hair, it’s a crime in itself."

Another quipped "some people think they're a cut above the law", while one other said: "He must get tired of living on the fringe of society."

While Bentley's claims of fame may not be that convincing, there's other fugitives who have actually looked like celebrities.

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Cops were hunting a Prince Harry lookalike earlier this month after a designer handbag was stolen from car.

On social media sites dedicated to policing matters, cops pointed out the resemblance to the runaway royal.

In 2021 a Boris Johnson lookalike – who was a drug addict with a staggering 210 convictions – popped up.

Jason Watson's mugshot was published after he got ten months’ jail for raiding a sandwich shop in Hull – seeing people quickly draw the comparison.

And in 2019 a David Schwimmer lookalike was jailed for fraud after a "beer theft" police appeal went viral.

Abdulah Husseini, 36, was seen clutching a crate of beers as he stared down a security camera in Blackpool.

The dead ringer for Friends star Ross had used a stolen bank card to make or attempt to make fraudulent purchases at four shops last September.

Meanwhile, Staffordshire Police are still looking for 'Jim Carrey lookalike' Bentley and anyone who knows his whereabouts should call 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.

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