Reporter ‘sexually harassed’ while filming report about harassment

BBC reporter Sarah Teale had 'sexual obscenities' shouted at her by a passing man, a video shows. (Courtesy: BBC)

As she was filming a report about sexual harassment in the British city of Nottingham, female BBC reporter Sarah Teale had 'sexual obscenities' shouted at her by a passing man, a video shows.

Teale was speaking towards the camera when the incident occurred, saying: “An online study found a shocking 95 per cent of people said they had been harassed, either jeered at or had obscenities shouted at them in the street.

BBC journalist Sarah Teale gets sexual obscenities shouted at her while filming a report about harassment of women...

Posted by BBC Radio Nottingham on Friday, September 25, 2015

“And a large proportion said they had been groped or grabbed inappropriately in public.” Then, a man's voice was heard shouting in the distance.

The words were censored, but were described as being “sexual obscenities” by BBC Radio Nottingham.

In response, Teale gestured towards the man, saying: 'Yeah, like that'.

The clip has gone viral on social media after it was posted to the radio station's Facebook page on Friday.
 

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