Now Just Stop Oil disrupt the Chelsea Flower Show: Eco zealots cover exhibit in orange paint in latest stunt
Three Just Stop Oil activists have been arrested on suspicion of criminal damage after they staged a protest at the Chelsea Flower Show.
It comes as the group continues to stage a series of slow marches on roads across the capital.
Activists from the eco-group targeted the exhibit in London before they were confronted by security staff.
A photograph taken from the event shows three activists dressed in white Just Stop Oil T-shirts were taking part in a protest.
Commander Karen Findlay tweeted: ‘We are aware of an incident at the Chelsea Flower Show whereby Just Stop Oil protestors have criminally damaged show gardens at the #chelseaflowershow2023 @metpoliceuk have quickly made three arrests for criminal damage.’
The Metropolitan Police Events Twitter account tweeted: ‘Officers responded to an incident at #ChelseaFlowerShow this morning.
‘Three people were arrested at the scene on suspicion of criminal damage in connection with a #JSO protest. Enquiries are ongoing.’
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