Police criticised for not arresting man carrying Isis flag near parliament
Metropolitan police say actions were considered to be 'within the law' after photographs show man with flag on his back, carrying child holding another flag
Police have been criticised for failing to arrest a man who was seen wandering near Big Ben draped in an Islamic State flag.
The man was photographed walking past a group of Scouts outside the Houses of Parliament as he wore a large Isis flag on his back. He was carrying a small child on his shoulders, who was waving a smaller flag in their hand.
A statement released by the Metropolitan police confirmed that the man was seen by police but that his actions were not considered to be unlawful.
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