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UK Police Twitter Account Accidentally Retweets Illegal Boxing Live Stream Featuring Porn

UK Police Twitter Account Accidentally Retweets Illegal Boxing Live Stream Featuring Porn
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Updated 8 months ago

The police force in Somerset, U.K., had a PR nightmare to recover from when their Twitter account retweeted an illegal streaming video of a boxing match between Anthony Joshua and Carlos Takam.

BBC digital editor Chris Kelly pointed out the mistake:

It seems no one was checking the Twitter feed over at the police station:

The station still had not responded when things took a big turn for the worse:

Some people were happy for the free fight and porn:

The police finally noticed the mistake and removed the link, issuing this statement:

We are aware that last night a spam link, containing inappropriate content, was accidentally retweeted on one of our official A&S Police Twitter accounts.