Labour MP David Lammy rants on live TV about ‘vanishing’ police… as cop stands in background (VIDEO)

Labour MP David Lammy rants on live TV about ‘vanishing’ police… as cop stands in background (VIDEO)
Labour MP David Lammy is being ridiculed on Twitter after he claimed in an on-air BBC interview that police had “vanished” from his area, despite a yellow-jacketed copper standing right behind him.

The high-profile MP for Tottenham appeared on the BBC on Friday morning to talk about the violent crime plaguing London. He said: “It feels like neighborhood policing has vanished, it’s not around you. We haven’t seen police in a while and I’ve been here for quite a while now.”

Lammy seems to not notice the policeman standing in the background, but the public was quick to pick it up and make a mockery of it on Twitter.

But Lammy didn’t find the incident that amusing, as he tweeted: “Apparently #DavidLammy is trending. Very funny I know. But let’s please be serious for a minute 4 young men have been murdered in my constituency. Can we ask where the Prime Minister and Home Secretary are hiding?

"It shouldn’t require me to go on TV to try and get their attention."

He then went a step further in saying:

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