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St Patrick’s 2016

Lewisham Police spark ‘racism’ row over controversial four-leaf clover St Patrick’s Day tweet

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The tweet has now been deleted

LEWISHAM Police have apologised after a post wishing their followers a Happy St Patrick’s Day received mixed reaction on Twitter.

The tweet – which has now been removed – depicted the shape of a four-leaf clover using handcuffs.

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Following the message being sent from Lewisham Police – based in southeast London – Twitter users accused them of being ‘racist.’ Some people were more concerned that the police didn’t know the difference between a shamrock and a four-leaf clover, while others saw the funny side.

The original image was used by San Diego Police in 2014 to urge people not to drink and drive on St Patrick’s Day.

See a few of the reactions below…

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3 comments on “Lewisham Police spark ‘racism’ row over controversial four-leaf clover St Patrick’s Day tweet”

  1. roz o'hanlon

    Racists sorry do not see the connection police just wishing everyone a happy St Patricks day. Where is the harm in that .

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  2. NOREEN ANN DILLON

    Some people really do need to get a life .....

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  3. Marie

    Where is their sense of humour - too much emphasis on racism these days,

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