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Police Officer Says Yes After Girlfriend Proposes During London Pride Parade

There were lots of happy tears.

A British Transport Police officer experienced the surprise of a lifetime when her girlfriend of five years proposed in the middle of London’s Pride Parade

Tens of thousands took to the streets on Saturday to participate in the 45th annual parade through central London. According to the BBC, images of rainbows appeared all over the city in support of LGBTQ people.

British Transport Police confirmed that one of their officers got engaged and that the couple did not want to be publicly identified. They also shared a video of the exciting moment on Twitter. Friends of the couple also posted photos of the proposal:

Last year, two different police officers popped the question during the parade. Met LGBT Network, an effort that connects LGBTQ members of the city’s police force, shared the news online:

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