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Cops Respond Swiftly After Tom Hanks Rats Out Some Poor Guy For Parking Tickets On Car Windshield

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New York City police reacted swiftly to keep the Big Apple safe this weekend after Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks took to Twitter to rat out the owner of a car parked on a public street with perhaps half a dozen wrinkly, wadded tickets on its windshield.

The car was parked near the corner of East 79th Street and Park Avenue on the ritzy Upper East Side.

Within two hours, New York City’s assistant commissioner for public information hastily responded to the parking ticket emergency tweeted by the famous thespian who has starred in “Forrest Gump,” “The Da Vinci Code” and, of course, “The Man With One Red Shoe.”

A few hours later, New York City Police Department’s 19th precinct indicated in its own tweet that city cops had spent valuable crime-solving time investigating the mystery of the burgundy vehicle with tan interior.

Turns out, all the tickets on the windshield had been paid.

“We checked the license plate and there are no outstanding summonses,” an unofficial police source told the New York Daily News. “He probably pays them online but leaves them on his windshield.”

The owner of the car moved the vehicle at some point on Saturday.

Hanks, the star of “Bosom Buddies,” keeps an utterly bizarre Twitter feed. It’s largely filled with photos of random crap on the sidewalk.

The movie star also appears to have a typewriter fetish.

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