Father clears his title and says he’s only a ‘fats gullible dad’ after home-owner posted his image on Fb claiming he was loitering suspiciously whereas strolling along with his daughter
- Joey Lennon, from St Helens in Merseyside, was shamed in submit on social media
- Submit claimed that Mr Lennon was ‘trying into homes’ and warned residents
- Father defined he had been strolling along with his daughter when he was pictured
A father who was shamed on social media and reported to the police whereas strolling along with his daughter has cleared his title.
Joey Lennon, from St Helens in Merseyside was left horrified when a CCTV picture of him loitering exterior a house within the Cowley Hill Lane space was shared on Fb by a house owner.
The submit, which as since been deleted, claimed that Mr Lennon was ‘trying into homes’ and went on to warn residents to ‘preserve their eyes peeled’.
The message additionally stated the incident had been reported to the police.
Following the claims and after waking as much as messages from round 50 individuals Mr Lennon defined that he had been strolling along with his daughter at round 8pm when his daughter noticed an previous alarm field on a dilapidated home.
Joey Lennon, from St Helens in Merseyside, was shocked to find a picture of him stood exterior a home had bene shared on social media
He instructed the Liverpool Echo: ‘My daughter stated ”there’s birds up there” and I used to be making an attempt to see the birds nest. Strolling away I believed ”there is no birds in there” and later she instructed me she was winding me up.
‘I went to mattress early as a result of I am an internet designer and it would not do me any good staying up. Within the morning I woke as much as messages from like 50 individuals saying ”have you ever seen this?” I spat my espresso out.
‘I used to be shocked. I’ve by no means executed something unhealthy and anybody who is aware of me is aware of it isn’t one thing I would do.’
The daddy later took to Fb to inform social media customers he was not a thief however merely a ‘gullible dad’.
He wrote: ‘Simply gonna put this on the market. Lots of people have messaged me over this and have been fairly shocked somebody would submit this to be sincere.
‘I am not a thief (neither is my little woman). You are fairly protected lol (sic).
‘My little woman instructed me she noticed a nest in an previous alarm field on a home as we have been strolling dwelling. I do not know why I fell for it, however I did and so I regarded – you bought my good facet so thanks. (She received me good this time, the little wind up haha).
‘Sincerely, gullible fats dad.’
Mr Lennon was strolling within the Cowley Hill Lane space when he stopped to take a look at what he thought was a birds nest on a home. Pictured: GV of Cowley Hill Lane
He added: ‘I am a mother or father on the finish of the day and you don’t need that kind of stuff posted so I believed I would do this.
‘I might’ve received much more cross about it at that time, however I needed to make it extra of a comedy factor.
‘By no means in my life has something like that occurred to me earlier than, that is why individuals have been messaging me. I used to be simply strolling down that street pondering there is no birds in that nest.
‘Lots of people discovered it humorous, particularly when you recognize I am not that kind of particular person. They have been as shocked as I used to be.’