When police in Newry, Northern Ireland caught wind of an illegal rave organised on social media, they quickly moved to cancel the event.
Obviously, some party animals weren't too pleased with officers for axeing the rave. When police announced the cancellation on their Facebook page and warned that offenders could be reported or arrested for public order offences, unhappy would-be ravers accused them of "ruining summer".
But instead of fobbing them off with a bland identikit statement, Newry police hit back with some cutting sarcasm (this is ten times better if you read the following in a Northern Irish accent, by the way):
"Seriously we have ruined every young person's summer in the whole world ever by telling you not to go to an unlicensed, unregulated carry-on in a field in the middle of the countryside which just happens to be close to a quarry, how mean are we?" police said in their Facebook comment.
"Perhaps your summer would be better if we let this go ahead and you go so off your face on drink and drugs that somehow you thought it was a good idea to try and fly off the cliff edge into the quarry. Excellent plan, I say not. Whose summer would that make so much better?"
"Or better still how good would the summer be if you were searched going to this and we found your stash of drugs then we took you to court and you got a conviction for drugs offences and maybe a prison sentence. Seriously, WISE UP."
As of this morning, the comment has received almost five hundred likes.
(h/t UT News)
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