LONDON — A British choose has issued an arrest warrant for an alleged shoplifter whose placing resemblance to David Schwimmer made worldwide headlines, after he failed to indicate up for a court docket look.
Abdulah Husseni failed to seem in court docket in Blackpool, northwest England, on Tuesday to face fees of theft and fraud.
Husseni’s picture turned world well-known after police printed surveillance-camera footage of a person carrying a carton of cans from a restaurant in Blackpool. Social-media customers famous a powerful similarity to Ross Geller, the character performed by Schwimmer on “Associates.”
The actor responded with a Twitter video that confirmed him scuttling furtively by way of a comfort retailer clutching a carton of beer. Schwimmer wrote: “Officers, I swear it wasn’t me. As you may see, I used to be in New York.”