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Realistic 'dead' snowman puzzles police team

By T.K. Randall
February 16, 2021 · Comment icon 3 comments



Not your typical snowman. Image Credit: Facebook / Politie Amsterdam Oost Watergraafsmeer
Police in the Netherlands were out on patrol recently when they spotted a person lying lifeless in the snow.
Most people will have gone out into the snow to build a snowman at some point in their lives, but for one creative snowman builder in the Netherlands recently, the a-typical design of stacked balls of snow with a hat, carrot, two sticks and a scarf just wasn't good enough.

So creepily realistic was their design that even the local police had to stop to investigate.

"Last evening, a car from our team was surveillance through the Oosterpark, until they suddenly saw a person lying lifeless on the ground in the distance," Amsterdam Police wrote on Facebook.

"A victim of a crime? Had anyone become unwell?"

"After our colleagues approached the 'body' they saw that barrier tape or ambulance could happily be omitted... it was a good example of 'creative with snow', including orange carrot!"

"In any case, the colleagues could laugh about it."



Source: NL Times | Comments (3)


Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #1 Posted by smanthaonvaca 2 years ago
I remember one New Years I saw an Ice Sculpture festival. They were lit up with colorful lights and whoever detailed them must have been very talented... It would be neat to see a snow sculpture contest of the same kind but they would melt quicker  maybe they could make a contest of that as well. Something along the lines of a raffle for whoever picks the last one to melt!  Aside from that, maybe they meant it to look like it was doing snow angels. I see no fake blood or any makeshift signs of a crime scene... But then again, real life crime scenes are less like tv crime scenes. Still, a fake ... [More]
Comment icon #2 Posted by pbarosso 2 years ago
realistic my A$$
Comment icon #3 Posted by MissJatti 2 years ago
It could of real person, fell over drunk, then snow fell overnight a couple inches, then in the next day a kid decided to put a carrot. lol


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