UK police want to question Tom Hanks son over trashed hotel room

arora agtwickPolice in Sussex say they urgently wish to question the son of US film star Tom Hanks over allegations he destroyed a Gatwick Airport hotel room. Chester Hanks, aka Chet Haze, stayed at Crawley’s Arora International Hotel late last month and is alleged to have caused damage to the tune of £1,200 to one of its rooms. 

A statement issued by Sussex Police says officers responded to a call from the hotel at 15:15 on Friday 29 May 2015. It continued by saying that an inspection of the room in question revealed it had been badly damaged and officers wished to question a 24-year-old US national about the incident.

The statement finished off with a note saying Sussex Police had contacted international police agencies with a view to interviewing the suspect. An unidentified hotel worker says the man police did not name is the wanna-be rapper and son of Tom Hanks.

Chet Haze seems to be aware of Sussex Police’s interest in questioning him over the damage. On Monday, he uploaded a photograph to Instagram of a note with a caption telling people not to be scared of saying f*** you.

Underneath the image, Hanks added a line saying he was posting from the offices of his lawyer and the caption was a suitable adage to live by. Although, Hanks’s Instagram account shows a number of photographs depicting him enjoying himself in London, police say they do not know for sure whether he has left the UK or not.



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