Two northeast police forces have used the Dolly Parton Challenge try and find some wanted suspects.
Both Durham Police and Cleveland Police have used the craze to help spread the word of two people wanted for questioning.
The trending social media craze started by the legendary country music star involves posting images suitable for LinkedIN, Facebook, Instagram and Tinder.
Durham Police first tweeted their Dolly Parton Challenge with an appeal to find Paul Bishop who is wanted for a suspected burglary which happened in December.
Have you seen Paul Bishop?
We’d like to speak to him in connection with a suspected burglary which occurred in December.
— Durham Constabulary (@DurhamPolice) January 24, 2020
His image has been placed on a variety of backgrounds, including a park and a nightclub.
Cleveland Police then followed and asked for people to help them find the whereabouts of “wanted man Scott Mizsei”.
He was sought “in connection with a number of offences including aggravated burglary”.
Have you seen wanted man Scott Mizsei, 32?
He is wanted in connection with a number of offences including aggravated burglary.
Do not approach him if you see him & call 101 with info RE his whereabouts.
— Cleveland Police UK (@ClevelandPolice) January 28, 2020
Twitter seemed to respond well the posts calling them “superb police work”.
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