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WATCH: Man Gets 8 Months In Prison After Flipping-Off Traffic Camera In U.K.

On Monday, the official Twitter account belonging to the North Yorkshire Police in the U.K. tweeted out the prison sentence of a man who flipped off a traffic camera and the video surveillance of him committing the act.

North Yorkshire Police tweeted: “Top tip: If you want to stay out of trouble, don’t do what this driver did and swear at our mobile safety cameras while driving past in a car fitted with a laser jammer. Today he’s beginning 8 months in jail for perverting the course of justice.”

North Yorkshire Police then tweeted out the video of the incident:

Needless to say, the video and the tweet didn’t go over well on social media: