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Police chiefs faced calls last night to crack down on environmentalists after it was revealed that a quarter of the protesters who were pouring milk in an animal rebellion had been arrested.

The fanatics have caused havoc in supermarkets and supermarkets over the past few weeks, storming and dumping milk demanding the government work toward a “plant-based future”.

About 30 activists targeted companies across the country. There have been protests at Harrods, Fortnum, Mason and Selfridges in London, Waitrose in Edinburgh and branches of M&S in Manchester and Norwich.

Burial: Protesters at Fortnum and Mason in London earlier this month

Burial: Protesters at Fortnum and Mason in London earlier this month

An analysis by The Mail on Sunday identified 18 activists who took part in the protests in London.

But the Metropolitan Police arrested and charged only three people.

Edinburgh police made no arrests despite footage of the Waitrose protest being viewed more than 14 million times on Twitter.

In turn, Norfolk officers arrested all four protesters at an M&S store in Norwich last Saturday.

The activists, who were also said to have poured milk on store employees when they were challenged, have been released on bail until next month.

Critics questioned why other powers did not suppress it with the same force.

Susan Hall, chair of the Greater London Authority’s Police and Crime Commission, said she would seek an answer from Met Commissioner Sir Mark Rowley.

“It’s amazing what these guys get away with, and I wish they were treated more aggressively,” she said.

Meanwhile, activists from Just Stop Oil wreaked havoc on former Labor leader Jeremy Corbyn’s doorstep yesterday.

About 20 protesters staged a sit-in on Upper Street in Islington, north London. Police arrested 17 protesters for deliberately blocking the highway.

Last week, Secretary of State James Cleverly described animal rebellion fanatics as “attention-seeking adults.”

About 20 protesters staged a sit-in on Upper Street in Islington, north London, on Friday.  Police arrested 17 protesters for deliberately blocking the highway.

About 20 protesters staged a sit-in on Upper Street in Islington, north London, on Friday. Police arrested 17 protesters for deliberately blocking the highway.

“I wonder what the reaction would be if some black boys from Lewisham threw soup at Van Gogh or spilled milk on the floor at Harrods,” he said on Twitter.

A Met Police spokesperson said last night: “In the lead up to protest activities, we have made plans in relation to locations we believe are most likely to be attacked, but it is not possible to predict where each incident will occur.

“If we are notified of incidents as they happen, we respond immediately.”