A 17-year-old shouted ‘Allahu Akbar’ – Arabic for ‘God is Great’ – as he unsuccessfully tried to grab the Olympic torch during a stretch of the flame’s route through Maidstone towards Redhill.

Broadcast live on the BBC, the youth lunged from the crowd to try to take the torch from the hands of its bearer Anna Skora, but was swiftly bundled away by officers.

In one video posted to YouTube he can be seen waiting behind a car and as Ms Skora gets closer he lunges towards the torch.

Ms Skora was about to hand over the torch to Graham White, a Surrey charity worker, when the teenager burst out of the crowd and tried to grab it.

He managed to get through the line of police officers escorting the torch as it headed through the town.

One of the officers at the back of the group swiftly grabbed hold of Ms Skora and the torch, guiding them to the opposite side of the road.

Four or five of the other torch guards then bundled the man to the side of the road where he was then arrested.

Ms Skora managed to keep the torch upright throughout the ordeal and she continued to smile as she completed her stretch of the Olympic flame relay.

The incident happened as the torch was being taken into Gravesend on Friday morning.

Ms Skora was able to keep hold of the torch as the youth tried to wrestle it from her grasp, and security and police officers stepped in to protect the torch bearer and bundle away the youth.

The youth, from Gravesend, is currently being held in custody and the torch continued on its way without disruption, Kent Police said.

A Kent Police spokesman said: ‘At around 9.55am a man apparently attempted to take the Olympic Flame from a Torchbearer in Rochester Road.

‘The man, who is from Gravesend, was arrested within seconds and is now in the custody of Kent Police.

‘No one was injured in the incident and the Torch continued on its way without disruption.’

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  • FedUp

    A security firm that dropped the ball big time.  England with a lot of muslim immigrants, many radical.  Now this.  I had a feeling this could be another 1972 Olympics disaster.  Hope I’m wrong.  But wouldn’t be surprised if something really evil happens there.

    • Oh without a doubt something is going to go down at the UK ZiOlympics.

    • Cecilhenry

       What’s going on with security?

      After the only 2 men did all the ‘security’ (the women did not really respond at all), the torch bearer is left with 3 women escorting her.

      No security now.  The attacker just needed a partner to tag off from.

      There are actually a lot of women doing ‘security’.  But when push comes to shove, they will not offer really resistance.  Its a front.  Its too much of —let’s  pretend and everything will be just fine. 

      That’s how naive this whole charade is.  I am sure there are areas that the Olympic torch CANNOT safely pass through.  When will the government admit that.

      When will the British admit that publicly and demand it be rectified?

  • chuck_2012

    I hope the Muslim received a good beat-down from the security detachment.

  • JackKrak

    They are let in by the millions, given homes, cash and access to a standard of living that only the priviliged elite enjoy in the hellholes they come from. Then the government does everything imaginable to silence any criticism of the wholesale, fundamental changes that wreak havoc on the native populations because of the open borders. Then they bring their cousin over from Hellholistan on marriage visa so they can start another generation that grow up with one hand held out to collect and the other with a middle finger salute to the white man.

    You’d think for once they’d shout “Britain is great!!!!”

  • Cecilhenry

    I see this as a little ripple of disturbance on the deep waters of conflict and tension that mass immigration and those who want it creating in the West.

    Nothing to see hear folks, it didn’t happen.  That crazy Muslim Arab is ALL gone now, he wasn’t really there. 

    Out of sight, out of mind.

    That’s how mass immigration and ethnic dispossession and genocide work.

    While you’re at the office working away, thousands every day pour into the airports and border crossing and just walk in. 

    ITs time to get to those airports and connect what happens there with the onslaught in your daily life.
     

  • WmarkW

    Let’s not get religiously bigoted over this.
    Remember two Olympics ago, a Christian loony wearing a “The Bible is always right” placard interfered with the marathon?

    Just a lone nut.

  • The Verdict of History

    Say what you will about supposedly radical Christian fundamentalists (that devout Evangelicals and sincere southern Baptists are often reputed to be). 

    But they tend to steer clear of “pious” outbursts of zealous foolishness, public displays of hooliganism and absurd demonstrations of adherence to a violent faith…

    Obviously, the same cannot be said for the “peaceful” faith that is Islam…

  • I’m sick of the Olympics in general, without having idiots shouting this and making a scene.

    I cannot seem to switch on the TV without some grinning black face to do with the Olympics. I don’t think I have actually seen a white face associated with the Olympics yet, aside from Seb Coe’s shameful money-grubbing face and the security shambles debacle.

    It is just another “diversity” vehicle that is in cahoots with massive corporations who are sponsors. Coe has made millions of it so far, and there was a document issued the other year – I wish I could remember where I saw it – which cited that the event could be good to highlight Britain’s “diverse” communities in a positive light.

    For the record, the last “snatch” attempt at the torch was also by non-whites. I think it was two young black kids. That’s the trouble with out new “guests” – they are incapable of behaving properly. The other week there was some kind of fatal stabbing outside one of the event areas. Blacks, of course. Probably training for the 500m sprint, by running from the police.

    The torches were revealed last month to have been made by illegal immigrants, whose factory was being secured by the authorities, but they still had no idea.

    I don’t think this ‘alahu ahkbar’ episode is anything to get knickers in a twist over, it just sounds to be some idiot “youth” with an attitude problem wanting to make a scene. Yes, it could have been something very different, but in this case, at the moment, it just seems to be some fool.

    The main problem is that they are all here in the first place.

    • Another problem:  The Olympics, especially the Summer Olympics, are getting more expensive time in and time out.  It is unsustainable.
      Even now, the only cities that can afford to host the Summer Olympics are the biggest cities in the richest countries.  And barely at that.

      • The other trouble is, that we are not rich at all. It is an illusion.

        Looking at the books, I think we are one of the poorest countries, as we are £trillions in the red, living on ‘Fantasy Island’ of the “never never land” repayment – and Gordon Brown sold off most of our real assets (gold) leaving us with fiat currency and asset stripping.

        Some 38% to 50% of our key assets are now owned by foreigners, and like with the “Shard” building, we have places like Saudi Arabia buying up large lots of land like that, and shopping centres.

        Nobody who was sane would have wanted the Olympics. I did not want Britain to win the bid. As for the costs, they were initially pitched at around £3.5 Million……then after we won it, it went to 6 Million, then to 9 Million……

        There is something very odd and fishy about it all. That is my impression. Not only in terms of the whole push for this, but in terms of corporateinfluences dictating what people cannot wear, or sell, or display, in their own shops, houses, on their person, or otherwise, and all this “missile launchers” being positioned on tower blocks.

        Times have certainly changed. It is what the “progressive liberals” must call progress. I call it a nightmare.

      • Shawn_thefemale

         And every city that hosts that farce called the Olympics ends up in a huge debt paying for the useless, multimillion dollar venues left afterwards with the taxpayers forced to take up the slack.  When they were held in Atlanta, local citizens were forced for several years before the games to alter their lifestyle, their driving habits, schedules and routes to accommodate all those ‘desired visitors to [our] wondeful city’. Even in the metro areas around the city we were blocked from our normal streets, delivery schedules were altered to the point of nearly putting local companies out of business. When the hubbub was over, the mess to clean up was astronomical, and the taxpayers were on the hood for years.

        All the various American uniforms, which number in the thousands, were made in China. The absurdity of that is is beyond comprehension. The games have no meaning whatsoever now that professional af-leetes are allowed to compete, and the danger with such a publicized, high volume gathering of creatures from every land on the planet is a monstrous disaster waiting to happen.

        • The__Bobster

          One danger for White countries is that the browns will either disappear or declare themselves to be refugees.

        • Up to my neck in CA

          I rode MARTA once…ONCE! Never again. It was worse than BART here in the SF Bay Area. I can only imagine what “excitment” when on during the Olympics.

          • Shawn_thefemale

            I’m glad to see you survived your adventure on the  Moving Africans Rapidly Through Atlanta quagmire.

    • loyalwhitebriton

      I agree, BA. The olympics has cost us nearly 10 Billion quid (4 times the original estimate), the security is a shambles (what with college students being hired as security guards, and thousands of our troops being drafted in, straight after serving in Afgan), the “VIP” lanes in London (us commoners have to rough it), not to mention the corporate tyranny dictating everything to do with the games (it’s actually illegal to display anything which looks like 5 circles, even on your own property).
      What for? Just six weeks of games!? We could do without this “prestige”!
      And what’s really, really, annoying is this Ussain Bolt character popping up everywhere!

    • David Ashton

        A once great idea of athletic, and other competitions and achievements, degraded to a giant Bread and Circus sponsored by such fitness-friendly interests as Big Mac and Coke, turning a large part of London into an incompetently armed camp, with small businesses and other locals threatened because they detract from the Olympic-brand monopoly, all at horrendously escalating public expense. 
        The opening ceremony will “celebrate Britain’s proud history of political protest” with “stories of immigration” etc.  It will finish with an orgy of disgusting sex-obsessed pop “celebrities” like Russell Brand and presumably the ubiquitous torch-bearer Will.i.am.  The most dignified element seems to be a one-minute silence proposed for the 1972 Munich martyrs which will, of course, be regarded as “yet another Zionist publicity stunt”, and quite possibly provoke another Islamist outrage that will truly make the Games go with a bang. 
         Even Jesse Owens(who never required drug-tests) will be turning in his grave.
       

      •  Indeed David. I find the whole thing to be very odd and very, very alienating. The whole concept and whole event, the whole nature of what is going on with the games, the ceremony plans and the brand-monopoly dictating the lives of British people. It has an air of an another world about it. It does not seem real, or even part of this country.

        Also alienating is that the participants all seem to be black or brown so far, well, the ones on the TV we are shown, the whole “gushing” emotional-garbage about it being a “boost” for this country, and how we can “show off Britain”.

        Add to that these idiotic running stunts with the torch, where one legged black disabled muslim charity workers are chosen as the bearers that lunge this (illegal immigrant made torch) forward down streets – which are buffered at the back and the front by massive corporate buses and motorcades.

        The whole idea of the “Olympic Lanes” for whipping the VIP’s and BBC journalists to the games is enough to make any normal British person sick.

        They are the “important” people are they? The elite, our ‘betters’, who get traffic lanes all to themselves? They can kiss my backside as far as I am concerned. Let them suffer in the stinking chaotic hell hole that has become London. Let them sit in 40 minutes of traffic like every bugger else has to.  They won’t appreciate the ‘diversity’ or general population increases then, will they?

        • According to the media here, Britain’s “best chance” at a gold medal is some East African distance runner named Farah.

          • The__Bobster

            Then “Britain” doesn’t have a chance at all.

          • loyalwhitebriton

            Yeah, Mo Farah. He’s originally from Somalia.
            http://www.mofarah.com

      • Formerly_Known_as_Whiteplight

         The opening ceremony will “celebrate Britain’s proud history of political protest” with “stories of immigration” etc. ”

        Wow, that seems exceedingly foolish, what with the riots of last summer just under the surface of things.  It’s almost as if they’re shilling for a repeat.

    • How brilliant it would be if a white kid snatched it and snuffed out the stupid flame.

  • Uncle Ruckus

    She should have whacked him with it upside the head, set his hair on fire, stomped the fire out with her brand new sneaks and then kept on going.  That’s what a true white championess would do.

    These brown muslim creatures are little different than our negroes.  They only understand ONE thing.  Maybe two.

    STRENGTH.

    And from that:  FEAR.

  • “The man, who is from Gravesend.”

    They felt the need to repeat this line twice just in case there might be doubts about this claim. Move along folks, nothing to see here other than your White hating, home grown jihadist.

  • godzillabloggs

    The BBC made no mention of  ‘Allahu Akbar’ when they reported the incident in their regular news bulletins.  A mere oversight, no doubt.

  • SLCain

    If their God is so damned great, then why are his followers only able to glorify his name with offerings stolen from infidels, not with those made by the hands of the faithful?  As one might expect from a religion founded by that liar, murderer, and thief, Mohammed,  Islam is an appropriate religion for ignorant goat-herders and brigands, but not for anyone who aspires to any station in life that befits a civilized man.

  • The__Bobster

    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2012/07/21/voorhees-man-kicked-out-for-negative-social-media-post/

    Voorhees Man Kicked Out For Negative Social Media Post
    July 21, 2012 4:00 AM
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    Reporting Melony Roy
    Filed underHeard On, Local, News, Syndicated Local, Watch + Listen
    Related tagsfollowers, MC Chris, Social Media, Union Transfer, Voorhees
    Check Out Calendar Shoot Hollywood Ink Soul Tryouts Conservative Celebs Victoria’s SecretBy Melony Roy,PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A Voorhees man found out how social media can have an immediate impact when he was kicked out of a concert for sending a negative tweet during the show.“Dear nerd rapper opening for Powerglove/ MC Chris you’re not good enough to pander to me better luck next time,” said the tweet of Mike Taylor.Mike Taylor sent the tweet from his mobile device at Union Transfer on Tuesday night to his 100 or so followers while awaiting nerd rapper MC Chris to take the stage. But he was not expecting what happened next.“As I’m sitting there I hear him specifically say, ‘Hey I’m looking for Mike Taylor,’ and I raise my hand you know, [and MC Chris says] ‘Hey, there you are, security is going to take you out now,’ followed by ‘That’s what you get for talking [bleep] on twitter,’” said Taylor.

  • The__Bobster

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-51532/Female-troops-easier-training.html#ixzz20e5cMqem

    Female troops may get easier training
    by JAMES CHAPMAN and ROGER DOBSON, Daily Mail

    The Army could make training courses for women easier because female recruits cannot cope with the gruelling regime faced by male soldiers.

    Women have undergone the same training as men since 1992 when the Army changed its rules to comply with equal opportunities legislation.

    But a report by the Army Medical Directorate has revealed a ten-fold rise in the number of women medically discharged because of training injuries.

    The report follows the revelation in yesterday’s Daily Mail that three women hoping to become the first female recruits to complete the Royal Marines’ All Arms Commando Course had failed.

    It will also strengthen the arguments of those within the Army who insist that women should not be allowed to serve in front line units.

  • So- it has come to that ? This system must be destroyed or vanish, like Communism.

  • Ni123

    “Finally! Veil lifted on Muslim rape epidemic” in the UK.
    http://www.wnd.com/2012/07/finally-muslim-rape-epidemic-in-spotlight/

     

  • Formerly_Known_as_Whiteplight

     IT would be interesting to know how much of their present deficit is the debts from that event.  I remember the financial impossibility of it and that the venues almost didn’t get finished on time.

  • Formerly_Known_as_Whiteplight

     When will Finland wake up?  Thank you for your bravery.  How frightening when reporting such an incident as this is seen as a crime.  The arrogance of the virtuous individual AND state (if you follow me) is amazing and self-destructive.