Tuesday, 23 December 2014

Brighton Police Arrest Santa!

Santa is Nicked as Protestors Shut Down Barclays Bank 

An amusing video has emerged of police arresting a man dressed up as Father Christmas during an anti-arms protest outside a Barclays branch in Brighton on Friday.

The footage shows the man being led away by police after he superglued his hands to the glass doors of a Barclays branch in the city centre.

The man can be seen wearing a sign saying "Santa says you've been a very naughty bank this year: Divest from the arms trade", in opposition to the bank's alleged collusion with an Israeli-based arms company.

According to local reports, the man was arrested along with another protestor who locked himself to a side door with bike locks.

The protest forced the branch to close for around 15 minutes.  

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