A police marksman was removed from Scotland Yard's specialist CO19 unit today after posting revealing pictures of himself online.That's it?
I mean, so what? Thames Valley police were quite unconcerned that one of their instructors played 'Lucky Dip' with the live and blank ammunition, for heaven's sake! Do they regard that as posing a lesser threat to the image of armed cops?
PC Malcolm Thomas (Ed: Oh, why couldn't it have been 'John'..!), 40, is at the centre of an an internal investigation after it was claimed he used the name 'funboybobby' to display a series of revealing photographs on an adult dating website.Meh... It probably said 'Mum'.
Some of the photos which showed the police officer dressed in uniform, body armour and carrying his 9mm Glock pistol are believed to have been taken at his south London base.
In others photographs he showed off a tattoo above his bare bottom.
Thomas calls himself 'sexually adventurous' in his online profile.*cough* That's what they all say *cough*
He said: 'I am an armed policeman in London and very dominant.'
A Metropolitan Police spokesman said anti-corruption detectives are investigating the website, photographs and messages.Well, their search histories are going to be interesting, to say the least...
Storm in a teacup. No doubt, a very small teacup.