A Scotland Yard officer took to Twitter right now to inform how he arrested a lady at Notting Hill Carnival after she slapped him on the bottom.
Inspector Owen Pyle of Southwark police instructed of his ordeal on-line following the incident, which occurred at Notting Hill Carnival on Monday.
He mentioned: “Whereas coping with an incident at Carnival yesterday a lady thought it might be humorous to slap my bum.
“She quickly regretted it after I arrested her.
“I do not come to work to be sexually assaulted whereas doing my job. That type of behaviour is unacceptable.”
Whereas coping with an incident at Carnival yesterday a lady thought it might be humorous to slap my bum. She quickly regretted it after I arrested her. 👍 I do not come to work to be sexually assaulted whereas doing my job. That type of behaviour is unacceptable.
— Inspector Owen Pyle (@OwenPyleInsp)
When requested by somebody if the lady was apologetic afterwards, he mentioned: “Not initially. Solely when she was arrested and escorted away from Carnival.”
Following his put up Inspector Pyle obtained a lot of supportive messages.
One particular person mentioned: “I actually do not perceive how individuals can assume that behaving like that in direction of a police officer or anybody else for that matter could be acceptable.”
One other wrote: “Effectively executed hope she is proven the total pressure of the legislation.”
A fellow Met officer, Jon Killen an emergency response workforce police constable, responded on Twitter.
He mentioned: “That is simply appalling, sorry Guv. I am certain she thought that the Carnival environment meant she may get away with it, and I am glad you confirmed her how incorrect she was!”
Inspector Pyle added after his preliminary put up that “we have to be sturdy” when coping with individuals who commit these form of offences.
Scotland Yard mentioned in a press release: “At 21:45hrs on Monday, 27 August a 26-year-old girl was arrested on suspicion of being drunk and disorderly in Westbourne Park Highway, W2.
“She was taken to a central London police station, the place she was issued a dispersal order requiring her to depart the Carnival footprint.”
Video: Main Lazer holds suprise gig at London’s Notting Hill Carnival (Reuters)