A fugitive who is wanted by police appears to be trolling his pursuers – by complaining that the photograph of him being used is unflattering.
Wayne Savage is wanted by Avon and Somerset Police for allegedly breaching a court order and failing to appear in court.
The 33-year-old, from the Highbridge area, had been due to appear in court to face charges of criminal damage, common assault and traffic offences.
He went on to respond to a number of people who shared or commented on the post, branding one person a “snitch” and saying that the police’s description of his physical appearance was not accurate.
Savage also posted a gif which showed a cat driving a car with a caption saying ‘F*** the police’.
The Facebook profile belonging to Wayne Savage – who bears a strong resemblance to the wanted man – is equally tongue-in-cheek, listing his most recent employment as ‘Former Manager at Prison Break’ and claiming that he studied “criminal activity” in Birmingham.
Police confirmed Savage remains at large and declined to comment on the social media posts.
“He’s white, around 6ft 1in, of athletic build, with blue eyes and dark brown short/shaven hair.
“He has links with Highbridge, Weston-super-Mare and Birmingham although we believe he’s still in the local area.”