In Japan's Kanagawa prefecture, it looks like you can add 'police sketch artist' the list of occupations being killed by technology. The authorities there evidently skipped the pad and pencil and went straight to the Nintendo Wii when they had to come up with an image of the perpetrator, using the Mii digital avatar tool.

It would almost be more believable if the police were actually looking for an avatar that had escaped its console and gone on a joyride, rather than looking for a human being who looks like an avatar that looks a little surprised and a little high.

Oh, and the sign says "This man is wanted for a hit and run – if you see him please report him to Kanagawa police immediately." You might start your search in Dance Dance Revolution Hottest Party 2. As comical as this is now, mark our words: We haven't seen the last of this.

[Source: Kotaku]

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