Boris Johnson heckled by disgruntled voters over Brexit

Johnson is finding public appearances rowdiers. Picture: Getty

Johnson is finding public appearances rowdiers. Picture: Getty

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Boris Johnson has been targeted by hecklers after his dramatic decision to pull out of the Tory leadership race.

The leading Brexit campaigner was challenged as he left his London home by a man who accused him of being an “absolute disgrace” who did not “have the guts to sort it out”, referring to the work in negotiating the UK’s break from Brussels.

Mr Johnson, who then travelled to Devon for an event, was accused of being a “massive child” as he arrived at the venue in Tiverton.

Beginning his journey in London, he was challenged by a man who said he should be “ashamed” and asked: “What have you done to this country?”

Mr Johnson replied: “It seems absolutely fine to me. Nonsense.”

He was then told: “You abandoned a sinking ship. Unleashed intolerance, inequality. Shocking behaviour.”

In Tiverton he was asked to “apologise to my friend who has received racial abuse” before the heckler added: “Boris - you’re a massive child”.

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