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01st Nov 2015

Merseyside Police came in for serious flak after inappropriate response to Everton vs Sunderland ‘rape’ joke

This is bad...

Darragh Murphy

Who thought this was a good idea?

The official Twitter account of the Merseyside Police incurred the wrath of a number of offended followers when they responded to a rape joke after Everton had comprehensively beaten Sunderland 6-2.


While the dialogue was clearly based in humour, the fact that a police force seemed to discuss something like rape in such a lighthearted manner upset many online.