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People Are Losing It Over This Incredibly Round-Faced Composite Sketch

When composite sketches go wrong.

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On Tuesday morning, the Toronto Sun tweeted these sketches of two alleged burglars:

Police looking for duo in Home Depot robbery, assault

The Toronto Police Service is searching for two suspects over a robbery and assault at a Home Depot.

The man and woman are alleged to have left the store with goods they hadn't paid for, gotten into a scuffle with a security guard, and then driven away. The guard was thrown from the moving car and suffered serious injuries.

But it wasn't the story that caught the attention of punters. Let's just take another look at those composite sketches.


The moonlike nature of the male suspect's face was not lost on Twitter.

@TheTorontoSun have u seen this boy?

People suggested he should be easy enough to find.

@TheTorontoSun @boring_as_heck police looking for man with perfectly round head

@TheTorontoSun @boring_as_heck my man can't hide anywhere with that 4 foot wide face

And offered several suggestions of who the culprit might be.


As it turns out, there are actually a lot of people who resemble this man.


@TheTorontoSun Male suspect may be a Cabbage Patch doll.

@TheTorontoSun @boring_as_heck crazy, so this is what the human body would look like if we evolved to survive car c…


@TheTorontoSun @boring_as_heck Them Rascally Round Boyz are back

Others had lingering questions.

@TheTorontoSun @boring_as_heck how'd he find a cap to fit that big ass noggin

The suspects are still at large.

The man was described as 5 feet 6 inches, medium build, wearing a beige baseball hat, white short-sleeve shirt, and beige pants.

The woman was described as medium build and wearing a white baseball hat and black dress.

BuzzFeed News has contacted Toronto Police to request an interview with the artist behind the composite sketches.

Lane Sainty is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in Sydney, Australia.

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Brad Esposito is a news reporter for BuzzFeed and is based in Sydney, Australia.

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