AN EXTINCTION REBELLION activist arrested while wearing a clown outfit praised police for their ‘kind’ treatment.
The protester, who gave his name as ‘Tiago’, told LBC he spent 12 hours in a ‘cold cell’ after he was held for ‘possession of food colouring’ in Westminster on Monday. ‘I’ve never been in that situation but they were kind,’ he said. ‘They gave me nice hot vegan food, a coffee and even books.’
Released under investigation, the professional dancer, actor and clown added: ‘I use my art to raise awareness that the planet is dying. I intended to use the food colouring on my head.’