Anarchists are trolling the police with posters on London’s bus stops

4 Aug

Metro

Police called out on public posters, near Scotland Yard  Source: Twitter/@SpecialPatrols (Picture:Twitter/SpecialPatrols)

Anarchists are taken their battle with authority to the next level.

Rather than donning the usual V for Vendetta masks in government protests (Russell Brand we’re looking at you) anarchists have started trolling the police with words.

Dozens of posters have been spotted on bus stops across London, including outside Scotland Yard and the Royal Courts of Justice, with slightly awkward messages for the Met.

Police called out on public posters, near Scotland Yard  Source: Twitter/@SpecialPatrols (Picture:Twitter/SpecialPatrols)

Others were seen in Peckham, New Cross, Elephant & Castle, Tower Hamlets, Lewisham, Waterloo, Camberwell and Brixton.

One referred toOperation Tiberius, a corruption probe, while another highlighted deaths in custody.

Police called out on public posters, near Scotland Yard  Source: Twitter/@SpecialPatrols (Picture:Twitter/SpecialPatrols)

The messages appear to be a reaction to the Metropolitan Police’s ‘confidence campaign‘ carried out in March.

Special Patrol Group is thought to be behind the posters, which were designed by STRIKE! Magazine.

Police called out on public posters, near Scotland Yard  Source: Twitter/@SpecialPatrols (Picture:Twitter/SpecialPatrols)

A spokesman for the Met Police said: ‘A number of similar posters purporting to be from the…

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