Peru police dress as Santa and the Three Wise Men

Police in Peru dressed as Father Christmas and the Three Wise Men, spreading the festive spirit.

Officers of the country's national force drove through the capital, Lima.

One officer, Marco Antonia Chira, wore a long white beard as he went around the city on his motorcycle.

Chira, who has been dressing up as Santa for the past 15 years, said he wants to motivate people to keep the spirit of Christmas alive.