Police arrest man dressed as BROCCOLI for his part in Extinction Rebellion protests 

That is sprout of order! Police arrest man dressed as BROCCOLI for his half in Extinction Riot protests

  • Man dressed as broccoli in an Extinction Riot protest is arrested by police 
  • Footage of his arrest went viral as he ‘wilted’ and shouted: ‘Give peas an opportunity!’
  • He even held an actual broccoli floret within the air as he was cuffed by three officers
  • Dozens of Extinction Riot activists are on account of seem in court docket later this week

A person dressed as broccoli was led away by police in reference to the London Extinction Riot protests.

The person, who wore inexperienced face paint, sun shades and a floret-style hat, was taken away by police on Sunday.

He had beforehand been seen holding an indication in London’s Oxford Avenue studying: ‘I am domestically sourced and environmentally pleasant’.   

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A video of the person’s arrest went viral on-line after he held up an actual broccoli floret whereas being taken away. The person is pictured being handcuffed by officers in London on Sunday

Robert Greener, who was in Oxford Avenue on Sunday night, tweeted a photograph of the protester, with the caption: ‘A humble broccoli will get arrested on Oxford Avenue’. 

The man, who wore green face paint, sunglasses and a floret-style hat, was taken away by police on Sunday

The person, who wore inexperienced face paint, sun shades and a floret-style hat, was taken away by police on Sunday

A viral video posted on-line confirmed the person being handcuffed by three officers.

He reportedly shouted ‘Give peas/peace an opportunity’ as he was being arrested and even held up a broccoli floret, in accordance with journalist Andrew Marshall.

One other witness to the obvious arrest stated on Twitter: ‘My fave factor [about] engaged on Oxford Avenue and no matter was occurring at present is attending to see a man dressed as broccoli being arrested.’

A spokeswoman for the Metropolitan Police stated they might not touch upon particular person arrest instances.

Greater than 1,300 folks have already been arrested within the protests, a part of an ‘worldwide insurrection’ with motion going down in cities around the globe.

Extinction Riot stated dozens of activists are anticipated to look in court docket this week, together with trials linked with earlier motion in April. 

He is pictured with a sign which reads: 'I'm locally sourced and environmentally friendly'

He is seen holding a floret of real broccoli in the air during his arrest

He’s pictured with an indication which reads: ‘I am domestically sourced and environmentally pleasant’, left, whereas he’s seen holding a floret of actual broccoli within the air proper