Boris Johnson snatched away a reporter's phone when he tried to show him a photo of a 4-year-old boy forced to lie on a hospital floor

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  • Boris Johnson snatched away a reporter's phone when he tried to show the prime minister a photo of a 4-year-old boy forced to lie on a pile of coats in hospital.
  • The prime minister refused to look at the photo and then took it away from the reporter and put it in his pocket.
  • The photo came as recent statistics show the National Health Service struggling to cope.
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LONDON - Boris Johnson snatched away a reporter's phone after he challenged the prime minister to look at a picture of a 4-year-old boy who was forced to sleep on a hospital floor,

The bizarre incident saw the prime minister, who refused to look at the photo, grab the reporter's phone and put it in his pocket for part of the interview.Advertisement

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Johnson said he had "every sympathy" for the child, whose picture was revealed by the Daily Mirror on Monday.

 

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