TikTok footage shows a disturbing TikTok video of a London female police officer being harassed and abused by catcallers. Police chiefs condemned the incident.
The short clip showed the female officer out on patrol at London’s Piccadilly Circus followed by a message that asked followers to help find her.
“TikTok help me find this girl she sooo fine,”The screen text stated.
Another female officer led the officer away from the group, who seemed annoyed by the incident.
Another voice can be heard shouting in the background, while someone else is whistling. “Oh my goodness”The officer.
The shocking video was viewed 240,000 times.
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“I’m sure the wolf whistle really made her warm to you even in the ‘70s – this was pretty uncool,” someone wrote in the comments.
“This is called harassment,” another added.
A third wrote: “So you think you’ll get a date with a girl when you whistle after her like she’s dog? Rude AF.”
This incident occurs amid disturbing accounts of harassment that female police officers experience, and similar videos have been uploaded to TikTok.
They’ve got so popular that one person even created a round-up video of them called: ‘Roadmen flirt with female police officers’This video has been viewed more that 662,000 time.
MailOnline spoke with Inspector Aiveen McCManus from the Central West Command Unit. “This sort of harassment is completely unacceptable.
“No woman, whether a police officer or not, should be made to feel uncomfortable by this sort of behaviour.
“My officers were deployed on New Year’s Eve, one of the most challenging days in the policing calendar.
“I am proud of the way they stayed focussed and professional in the face of such provocation.
“This female officer was working hard to keep the people of London safe, she deserved more respect.”
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