Prince George plays with toy gun at the polo

Kate Middleton comforting Princess Charlotte

The royals were out in force for the Trooping the Colour.

Luckily for the little royals, after behaving well on the balcony of Buckingham Palace, they were able to enjoy a fun day out at the with their mum Kate and let off some steam.

While all eyes were on Meghan making her Buckingham Palace balcony debut, it was George, Charlotte and Princess Anne's granddaughter, Savannah Phillips, who stole the show.

Twitter users questioned why he had been allowed to play with the toy gun, with many of those pointing to the current surge in violent crime that has hit the UK.

The moment has been captured, with people going gaga over this royal Tow Sawyer-like child, also giving a ideal throwback to the time Prince Harry shared a similar moment with Princess Beatrice.

Meanwhile, Prince George was also kitted out in The Little White Company clothes.

That much became obvious this week when new pics of Middleton, Prince George, and Princess Charlotte playing in the park emerged.

Prince George of Cambridge and Princess Charlotte of Cambridge at the Beaufort Polo Club in Tetbury, Gloucestershire, England, June 10, 2018.

Another said: 'This isn't okay anymore... My American side here, biased maybe b/c of everyday #gunviolence in U.S., but my British side agrees.

These worries primarily stem from how some toy guns are made to look just like real ones, creating a fear that if presented with a real gun, the child won't understand the danger in it.

A third added: 'Prince George has a toy gun ....really!'.

'Better if he was seen playing with a toy auto or football.

Another expert, parenting coach Bea Marshall also weighed in, saying: "In my experience of raising my own sons, and also working with families around the world, one thing I have learned is that many children will find a way to create a gun no matter how hard you try to keep guns out of their world".

The young royal wore the Jersey polo shirt and shorts set, the Prince has previously been seen in a green version of the top but wore navy for the occasion. Join the conversation over on our Facebook page and let us know your thoughts!

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