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Monday, 25 April 2016

Shameful looters pictures: See how Londoners looted water meant for Marathon runners!





The London Loot-athon: Outrage as dozens of people are filmed brazenly snatching bottles of water left for marathon runners 


The mob were pictured descending on tables laid out with liquid at the eight mile part of the race in Deptford, south-east London.
Eyewitnesses say a group of opportunistic thieves started stealing the bottles minutes after the front runners had passed through.
One man even brought a trolley with him to pile up crates of the water which should have been much needed refreshment for the athletes.

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The shocking scenes were caught on camera and show people stealing as much water as they could. The faces of some of the people photographed at the incident have been blurred due to concerns they are children
The shocking scenes were caught on camera and show people stealing as much water as they could. The faces of some of the people photographed at the incident have been blurred due to concerns they are children
Adults were joined by their children in taking some of the water from the station at Deptford
Adults were joined by their children in taking some of the water from the station at Deptford

This is the shocking moment people armed with shopping trolleys took trays of bottled water intended for London Marathon runners
This is the shocking moment people armed with shopping trolleys took trays of bottled water intended for London Marathon runners
The theft is understood to have taken place at 1:15pm in Deptford, south-east London. Groups of around 20 residents believed to be from the area were allegedly involved.
Hugh Brasher, Event Director for London Marathon Events Ltd, said: 'It's very disappointing to see water being stolen in this way from the official water stations for our runners.

    'These water stations are staffed by volunteers and we are very grateful to them for their work on Race Day. 
    'We always brief our volunteers not to get into altercations if this kind of thing happens. We'll investigate this further.' 
    MailOnline has blurred the faces of any possible children in the photographs from the scenes in Deptford. 



    Source: DailyM Mail UK

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