skip to content skip to search skip to navigation Listen Live skip to logon
Friday 19th December 2014
Max 11°C | Min 5°C

Bar Posts 'Idiotic' Tweet After Stab Victim Seeks Help

Monday 16th June 2014

A cafe bar in Hackney has come under fire after publishing a tweet complaining that the victim of a stabbing chose their establishment to run to when injured.

@BonnevilleE5The Bonneville tweeted a picture of a blood stained floorboards with the caption: '#CSI Clapton Due to events on Lower Clapton Road this evening, we will unfortunately have to close #WelcomeToHackney'.

In reply to a fellow cafe's expression of concern the Bonneville explained, 'some kid got stabbed over the road and decided to run into ours. Great look for our first week.'

The tweets have since been removed, with the bar apologising for the comments:

 

Comments