President Donald Trump went off on the American ally Great Britain in a Friday morning tweet.
Trump warned Britain about the striking rise in criminal activity in the country.
The president was referring to a crime report published Friday in The Daily Mail:
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Crime in England and Wales has soared by 13 per cent in a year with an even bigger rise in violent offences including knife crime and sexual offences.
Forces registered 5.2 million crimes in the year to the end of June, which was up by 13% on the previous 12 months.
The number of violent crimes rose from 1,033,719 cases the previous year to 1,229,260 cases this year.
This ought to play well in the liberal British papers!
Just out report: “United Kingdom crime rises 13% annually amid spread of Radical Islamic terror.” Not good, we must keep America safe!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 20, 2017