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09:27 UK time, Friday, 8 August 2008

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"Robbie Coltrane is not the burglar but imagine him aged 16 with lank greasy hair and you have the picture" - Police in Christchurch, New Zealand, explain the use of an image of Robbie Coltrane in a wanted poster

Apparently it's illegal to print pictures of young offenders in New Zealand. But that wasn't going to stop the detective masterminds of Christchurch finding their boy. How the actor feels about appearing under the legend "Active burglar in this neighbourhood" is unknown, although he may be more irked at the description of him as "English".

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