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Lou are you? Louis Walsh 'laughed' at viral CCTV image of burglar who resembles him

The appeal was met with a string of comments on social media sites, with locals saying they could identify the culprit straight away.

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LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 24:  Louis Walsh attends the Specsavers 'Spectacle Wearer Of The Year' at 8 Northumberland Avenue on October 24, 2018 in London, United Kingdom.  (Photo by Jeff Spicer/Getty Images)

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 24: Louis Walsh attends the Specsavers 'Spectacle Wearer Of The Year' at 8 Northumberland Avenue on October 24, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Jeff Spicer/Getty Images)

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 24: Louis Walsh attends the Specsavers 'Spectacle Wearer Of The Year' at 8 Northumberland Avenue on October 24, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Jeff Spicer/Getty Images)

Louis Walsh admits he “laughed” when he saw an image of a suspected burglar English police want to question about a theft from a building site.

Kent police released a CCTV image of a man residents next to the site claim bears a remarkable resemblance to the X Factor manager.

“I heard about it, it’s funny,” the Mayoman told Sundayworld.com

The 68-year-old was famous on the TV show for his catch phrase “you remind me of a young...” such and such.

Tools and material were stolen from a construction site in Tenterdem last month and police want to question the man in the image they released which was captured on CCTV.

The appeal was met with a string of comments on social media sites, with locals saying they could identify the culprit straight away.

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The suspect

The suspect

Two years ago police in England released CCTV images of a man stealing a crate of beer in a store in Blackpool.

Social media users were quick to bite his he looked uncannily like Friends star David Schwimmer.

The actor, who played Ross, was so bemused at the fuss he jokingly recreated it in a New York store.

Louis has yet to confirm if he will do similar on a Dublin construction site.

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