The article looks at the man who tried grabbing a flag from the Queen’s coffin. We will also delve deeper into the intentions of what he was trying to do.
Who is the man who tried grabbing flag from the Queen’s coffin?
The man is said to have rushed towards the Queen’s coffin.
He grabbed the flag as shocked mourners looked on.
The unnamed man reportedly yob leapt over the aisle and grabbed the Royal standard.
He did grabbed the Royal Standard with both hands.
A witness told the Daily Mail that the man pushed her seven year old niece by name Darcy down before making his way to the aisle.
“A person decided they were going to push my seven-year-old niece out the way, run up to the coffin, lift up the standard and try to do I don’t know what. She was grabbed out the way and the police had him within two seconds.”
This drama that had mourners gasped and shocked interrupted the live streams for 15 minutes.
What was the intention of the man trying to grab a flag from the Queen’s Coffin?
Reports say it is believed the man was trying to reveal Queen’s coffin underneath.
Witnesses say they thought someone had fainted. They told the Sun.
“We thought someone had fainted and then we heard someone shriek.
“Someone got up to the coffin, grabbed the flag and pulled it upwards.
“They picked up the bottom and wafted it, almost to see what was underneath. It happened so fast.”
The witnesses described the scene as
“extremely upsetting” to watch, adding: “It’s such disrespect to the body. Just not what you thought you would ever see.”
Another witness say mourners were “hysterically crying” and “shaking” after the scene.
Others witnesses reportedly told MailOnline they yelled when the saw the unnamed man running towards the coffin.”We saw him from the beginning of the queue and throughout the day, he was by himself.
“A lady screamed as it happened it was quite unnerving.”