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Police Approach 'Fisherman' Ignoring Lockdown Rules Only To Discover It's A Scarecrow

Police Approach 'Fisherman' Ignoring Lockdown Rules Only To Discover It's A Scarecrow

Police in France approached what they thought to be a fisherman breaking lockdown rules - only to find it was a scarecrow.

Just last week cops in France thought they spotted a woman flouting social distancing rules to lie out in the sun, but upon closer inspection they found it was a blow up doll. Easy mistake to make.

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Now, new images show a second incident, in which a scarecrow was surrounded by police.


Credit: Newsflash
Credit: Newsflash

The photos were shared on social media with the caption: "After the blow up doll, now it's a scarecrow's turn to be busted by the police for not respecting lockdown!"

The incident took place in Cabourg, Normandy, and has given people a fair few laughs with one person responding to the post to say: "And there are three of them, just in case things turn ugly."

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While a second chipped in: "You're lucky that they didn't beat up the scarecrow. The blow up doll was less lucky."

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Last week, Jane Kozlowski caught the moment a police officer approached a blow up doll on Carnon beach, near Montpellier, seemingly keen to give it a telling off about breaching lockdown.

Kozlowski said: "I am currently making a documentary about living in isolation during the coronavirus lockdown. I have just finished my first film in a series.

"Every day I film the sea, the horizon, the beach, my neighbours. I live here, my terrace gives straight onto the beach.

The blow up doll approached by cops last week. Credit: Newsflash
The blow up doll approached by cops last week. Credit: Newsflash

"When I got up, I saw this parasol on the beach with this 'woman' under it. I found that what this woman was doing was very daring, because the police patrol all day long, with their helicopter, on foot or in a boat.

"After about three hours, I decided to start filming her. I have a HD camera for my work, so I zoomed in to see her up close and then it suddenly hit me that it was a blow up doll. It wasn't long before the cops showed up.

"It fills my heart to have made so many people laugh, especially during these strange times."

Let's all bring some positivity, support and fun to anyone who might find themselves in - isolation as a result of the coronavirus spread. Need some entertainment? Join Isolation Nation: https://www.facebook.com/groups/coronasupport/

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Topics: Viral, World News, Funny, Coronavirus

Claire Reid

Claire is a journalist at LADbible who, after dossing around for a few years, went to Liverpool John Moores University. She graduated with a degree in Journalism and a whole load of debt. When not writing words in exchange for money she is usually at home watching serial killer documentaries surrounded by cats. You can contact Claire at [email protected]