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Moment woman punches Lord’s security guard as he escorts her from the stands to jeers from the crowd

It’s just not cricket! Moment woman punches Lord’s security guard as he escorts her from the stands to jeers from the crowd

  • Woman watching England play India at Lord’s was approached by security
  • A scuffle ensues and the spectator punched a member of security in the face
  • More stewards descend upon the scene and the woman is escorted away 

This is the shocking moment a woman punched a member of security at Lord’s Cricket Ground before she was escorted from the stands in front of a jeering crowd.

Sophie Jeacock was watching England play India on day three of the second test match at Lord’s on August 14 when she and a male friend were approached by stewards who appeared to ask them to leave their seats.

Just seconds later, cricket fans watched in horror as Ms Jeacock punched a security guard in the face before taking a swipe at another member of staff. 

Onlookers said staff had been trying to talk to the pair before the scuffle began at the iconic cricket ground in St John’s Wood, London.

The woman punches a member of security in the face in front of shocked crowds at Lord’s Cricket Ground on August 14

The woman takes a swipe at another security guard as members of staff try to pull her away from the scene

The woman takes a swipe at another security guard as members of staff try to pull her away from the scene 

Sophie Jeacock was watching England play India on day three of the second test match at Lord's on August 14 when she and a male friend were approached by stewards who appeared to ask them to leave their seats

Sophie Jeacock was watching England play India on day three of the second test match at Lord’s on August 14 when she and a male friend were approached by stewards who appeared to ask them to leave their seats

During the clip, members of staff approach the pair and grab their arms after they appear to refuse to leave.  

The enraged couple become agitated and Ms Jeacock shouts: ‘What are you doing? Get off me!’

She then smacks a security guard in the face and slings a punch towards another member of staff at the ground.

As more stewards descend upon the scene, the pair are eventually muscled out of their seats to jeers from other spectators.     

The disagreement happened in front of children who were watching the game on a family day out.

Onlookers watch in horror as the security guard is hit by the angry woman at the cricket ground

Onlookers watch in horror as the security guard is hit by the angry woman at the cricket ground

Cricket fans jeer as the pair continue to argue with members of staff who appeared to ask them to leave

Cricket fans jeer as the pair continue to argue with members of staff who appeared to ask them to leave

The woman becomes agitated and begins to shout at one member of security as more staff members arrive at the scene and pull her and the man away

The woman becomes agitated and begins to shout at one member of security as more staff members arrive at the scene and pull her and the man away

It is not clear what started the skirmish, but an onlooker said the man had earlier fallen over in the stand, and had been up to the bar frequently.

A man, who filmed the scene, said: ‘It was pretty scary. Everyone was relieved when they were gone. There were quite a few families there.

‘Everyone felt uncomfortable. I was feeling scared and I was a good few rows back. It’s not what you expect at the cricket.’  

 MailOnline has contacted Lord’s Cricket Ground for comment.

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