Morgan Freeman wanted for assault

A man who shares the same name as Hollywood star Morgan Freeman is wanted by police.

Police in Warwickshire say the 22-year-old may have information about an assault that happened in Nuneaton on Monday.

Freeman’s mugshot was released by cops along with a physical description.

‘He is described as white, around 5ft 5in tall, of average build, with blue eyes, short fair coloured hair, facial hair and a full tattoo sleeve on his right arm,’ a spokesperson said.

Freeman also has connections to Avon and Somerset, specifically Shepton Mallet and Frome.

Social media users were quick to notice he shared the same name as the Shawshank Redemption actor.

‘Was wondering why he hadn’t been in any movies for a while,’ one person joked.

Actor Morgan Freeman, 83, played Ellis Boyd ‘Red’ Redding opposite Tim Robbins who played fellow prisoner Andy Dufresne in the 1994 blockbuster.

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