David Cameron shoved by ‘jogger’ in Leeds
David Cameron, the British Prime Minister, was shoved by a jogger in Leeds in a massive security breach. A member of the public confronted Cameron outside Leeds Civic Hall and was seen pushing the Prime Minister before police were forced to step in.
According to a report in The Telegraph, Cameron was leaving the venue when the man—who was walking on the other side of the road—“darted” across to accost the Prime Minister. Cameron was pushed backwards before his security team stopped the man and he was taken away by police.
One former armed police officer, who now works as a private security consultant, said the incident was such a serious breach he expected members of the Prime Minister’s protection team to be transferred as a result, Telegraph reported.
Chris Wilson, an environmental enforcement officer for the local council, who saw the incident, said: “I saw the Prime Minister walking with his party behind him and the guy came running towards him...I didn’t hear him say anything because I was too far away.
“It looked like Cameron sidestepped him and he was tackled by the person behind. Just a little sidestep and then he was in the car and the car was gone.
“They [security] were on him, one minute he was up and then he was down. They just dragged him down then moved him away.”
The moment was captured on a mobile phone camera.