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Police Offend Vegan With Meaty Breakfast Tweet

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A police team showed off their breakfast and were accused of insensitivity to vegans

A police team in North Wales thought they could get away with posting a photo of their team breakfast on Twitter without causing controversy, but they were surprised when a Twitter user called them out for posting a photo that would be offensive to vegans.

According to Indy 100, the Rural Crime Team in North Wales posted the team breakfast on December 18, and the meating was a very meat-centric meal. The table was laden with two serving platters of eggs, another two platters piled high with sausage, and a big plate of bacon. There was also toast, a bowl of baked beans, and what looks like a smaller mushrooms in the background, but judging from the breakfast, it doesn’t look like there are a lot of vegans on the Rural Crime Team.


There are some in the area, though, and a user going by “Diana” sent a tweet calling them out for the meat-heavy breakfast.

“Speaking as a tax payer I’d prefer them to be less selective when answering questions and perhaps not post breakfast pics that offend vegetarian/vegan followers - pretty thoughtless considering the job title they have,” Diana posted in a since-deleted tweet.

The Rural Crime Team posted a screenshot of Diana’s Tweet and declared they’d no longer be answering comments or questions on Twitter.


 

Some people really were offended, but more by Diana’s comment than the police photo.

 

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