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Police Criticised for Telling Women to Run if Feeling Threatened by Cop, Plurality Want Met Chief to Resign

London’s Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) has been criticised for issuing guidance to women advising them that if they feel in danger during an interaction with a lone, plainclothes police officer that they should run or flag down a bus. The advice was issued after it was revealed Met officer Wayne Couzens had pretended to be enforcing lockdown laws when he kidnapped Sarah Everard, before raping and murdering her.

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 13: A woman is arrested during a vigil for Sarah Everard on Clapham Common on March 13, 2021 in London, United Kingdom. Vigils are being held across the United Kingdom in memory of Sarah Everard. Yesterday, the Police confirmed that the remains of Ms Everard were …