No one told him that this day would go that way
Friends star David Schwimmer did what he does best when he was pegged as a thief on Facebook
David Schwimmer has responded after social media users drew attention to an alleged thief who bears a resemblance to his character in the sitcom, Friends.
Police in Blackpool in the UK had posted on Facebook asking for witnesses to identify a suspect pictured leaving a restaurant carrying what appeared to be a carton of cans.
Facebook users quickly piled into the comments section, pointing out the suspect's likeness to Schwimmer's character, Ross Geller, in the well-loved US show.
The alleged theft happened on September 20, the post said.
Following numerous responses, Lancashire Constabulary replied: "Thank you to everyone for your speedy responses.
"We have investigated this matter thoroughly and have confirmed that David Schwimmer was in America on this date.
"We're so sorry it has to be this way."
The story eventually reached Schwimmer in the US, who posted a video of him in an American supermarket carrying a crate of cans down an aisle. He signed off the tweet with the hashtag, "It wasn't me", and wished officers in Blackpool the best of luck with their investigation.