More than 300 arrests made during third day of Extinction Rebellion protests in London : worldnews


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Hundreds of people have been arrested as Extinction Rebellion protesters descended on central London for the third day of their two-week action.

The Metropolitan Police said more than 200 arrests were linked to a demonstration on Lambeth Bridge on Thursday afternoon, with 100 more being made elsewhere.

Some 160 arrests were made on the first day of action on Tuesday, for offences including breaching public order conditions, obstructing the highway, obstructing police and assault on an emergency worker, while 72 people had been arrested as of 5pm on Wednesday, the majority for breaching conditions imposed on the Parliament Square demonstration.


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