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'Sexy and dreamy' mugshot goes viral

Friday, June 20, 2014 - 00:50

The mugshot of a convicted felon arrested in California goes viral on a police Facebook page, with many commenting on his 'dreamy' and 'sexy' good looks. Vanessa Johnston reports.

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A mugshot of a convicted felon has gone viral. Jeremy Meeks' photo on a California police facebook page has been "liked" tens of thousands of times. Commenters called him "handsome", "sexy" and "dreamy." But on the streets of Stockton, California, not everyone was swooning over his looks. SOUNDBITE (English) UNIDENTIFIED WOMAN SAYING: "I dont know, he's strange. He has pretty strange look." Another woman said she hopes Meeks -- who was arrested on gang and weapon charges -- will use his newfound fame in a good way. SOUNDBITE (English) UNIDENTIFIED WOMAN SAYING: "It's a shame that he's a thug, but hopefully this will open new avenues for him or someone will see him. Get him a job or something. But yeah, it's a shame all of that's going to waste." Many women have reportedly called the jail looking for a date.

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'Sexy and dreamy' mugshot goes viral

Friday, June 20, 2014 - 00:50

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