19/05/2015 14:20 BST | Updated 19/05/2015 14:59 BST

Greater Manchester Police Tweet About Drug Dealers Goes Viral

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GMP Urmston offered to 'have a word' with any drug dealers who had 'annoyed' their customers

A local police force has become an unlikely viral hit after it offered to “have a word” with drug dealers should any “annoyed” customers be willing to provide their names.

Greater Manchester Police’s Urmston branch posted the somewhat light-hearted tweeted on Monday evening and it has since been retweeted almost 3,000 times.

They said: “Annoyed with your drug dealer? Tell us who it is and we'll have a word with them for you.”

Many users were tickled by the tweet:

Some also began suggesting some potential arrests:

Meanwhile some didn’t quite seem to have understood the tongue-in-cheek nature of tweet…

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