During a segment about the worrying rise of moped attacks, the 58-year-old appeared to talk down to Charlotte, 42, in a condescending manner.
The presenting duo were talking Met Police officer David Videcette and former Scotland Yard detective Peter Bleksley about rapid increase in crimes committed using mopeds, which has been called a “national problem” by the Motorcyle Crime Prevention Community.
Eamonn took issue with Charlotte after she pointed out that the average age of those committing the crimes was just 15.Related articles
“They’re criminals, forget their children, look at the footage. How scary is this?” he snapped at Charlotte.
He then launched into a tired, telling her: “People coming down pavements like that, they could go into a mother with a pram, they could hit old people.
“They could do absolutely anything yet the police would be more concerned if you were riding your bicycle down that pavement and nabbing you, then going after those hoodlums whether they’re 15 or not.”
ITVEamonn Holmes and Charlotte Hawkins clash on Good Morning Britain
ITVEamonn Holmes and Charlotte Hawkins argued over moped crime
Let them mug people, let them throw acid on people. You’re right