Social media collectively jumped on the outrage bus after the story of Caroline Starmer, who claimed on Facebook that her baby was snatched from her breast by a Primark security guard. A Twitter mob formed and demanded that the police arrest the ‘guilty’ security man:
Can you IMAGINE some security guard physically grabbing your baby while you're breastfeeding and taking off?!… http://t.co/RPkqBIWs7g
— Judy Masucci (@LevanaBratique) July 14, 2015
Asian Security guard grabs baby from BREAST feeding mum in Primark tells her If you want baby back follow mehttp://t.co/7yAJaru9yY
— EDL LONDON (@EDLLONDON) July 14, 2015
— Victoria Kennedy (@vixkennedy) July 14, 2015
@leicspolice have you arrested the security guard who forcibly snatched a baby from it's mother in Primark yet? If not, why not!?
— Dr Lesley Taylor (@LesleyA_Taylor) July 14, 2015
In shocking news, the mother who made the claims is to face charges for intent to pervert the course of public justice. Who would have thunk?