Pirate FM News

Keep up to date with the latest news delivered direct to your Inbox.

'Angel Of Woolwich' Investigated Amid Race Abuse Claims

PirateFM news logo wide
Delicious Submit this page to reddit

7:02am 30th June 2014

A Helston woman dubbed the 'Angel of Woolwich' for confronting the killers of Lee Rigby is facing allegations of racial abuse.

Ingrid Loyau-Kennett was praised by the Prime Minister for calmly talking to armed murderers, Michael Adebolajo and Michael Adebowale.

She is now under investation over claims a Tesco worker was abused in the Duchy.

A Tesco spokesman said: “We are aware of an incident at our Helston store. Colleagues are helping the police with their enquiries.”

The 49 year old was on a bus when she witnessed the killing in May 2013 and got off to see if she could help.

She was photographed speaking to the killers as police arrived at the scene.

Later she revealed what she had told the pair: “I said, ‘It is you versus many people, you are going to lose, what would you like to do?’ and he said, ‘I would like to fight’.

“The other one was much shyer and I said, ‘Would you like to give me what you have in your hands?’

“I did not want to say ‘weapons’, but I thought it was better having them aimed on one person like me, rather than everybody there.”

7:02am 30th June 2014

Share This Story

Delicious Submit this page to reddit
Suggested articles
elderly care

Cornwall Care Home Under Investigation

Placements are suspended while allegations are looked into

sad child

WATCH: More Children Exposed To Drink & Drug Abuse

Charity takes five calls a day in the south-west

Most read
police tape 3

One Person "In Shock" After Crash

Collision happened near Hayle on Saturday night

police line

One Treated After Bodmin Crash

Firefighters had reports of a person trapped on Saturday

Top articles

WATCH: Strong Winds Spark Flood Alerts

Cornwall News: It's for the south Cornwall coast on Monday morning

Pirate FM Cornwall News Update - 7th January 2016

Cornwall Video News: Officials say they’re holding talks to find new jobs for hundreds of workers in Bodmin.

Sir Gerald Kaufman: Oldest serving MP in the Commons dies aged 86

National News: Sir Gerald Kaufman, the Labour MP and Father of The House of Commons, has died aged 86, a family spokesman said.

One Person "In Shock" After Crash

Cornwall News: Collision happened near Hayle on Saturday night

Oscars night: Watch the stars arrive on the red carpet

Showbiz News: Celebrities have started arriving on the red carpet in Hollywood ahead of the 89th Academy Awards.

Oscars night: Watch the stars arrive on the red carpet

World News: Celebrities have started arriving on the red carpet in Hollywood ahead of the 89th Academy Awards.

Welsh rugby star Elli Norkett, 20, killed in car crash

Sports News: The family of a Welsh rugby international who was killed in a car crash have paid tribute to her, saying she was "loved and valued by many".

WATCH: Chewbacca Sings Silent Night

Strange News: You won’t regret watching this festive treat

Newer article

Newquay Streetsafe Steps Up

Cornwall News: Patrols have started again for summer.

Older article

VIDEO: Fisherman's Friends Save The Day At Glasto

Cornwall News: The Port Isaac group carry on singing despite power cut

Cornwall's Pirate FMPirate Extra Footer LogoEscape to Cornwall radioLoveCornwall.com - The Cornish Business DirectoryPirate Education and Training

 

© Copyright Pirate FM

Pirate FM cannot be held responsible for the content of external links.