Norfolk Constabulary have found themselves accidentally caught up in a controversy surrounding a viral video in the US.
The case of mistaken identity was triggered by a video allegedly showing a black teenager being pepper sprayed by police officers for skipping school.
Dozens of Twitter users have tagged @NorfolkPolice with criticism aimed at the Police Department of Norfolk, Virginia.
The British force has responded to messages saying: "Hi, you've tagged Norfolk Police in the UK. I believe this video relates to an incident in America."