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Bury St Edmunds woman, 53, among those arrested during Extinction Rebellion protests in Cambridge




A Bury St Edmunds woman was among those arrested during Extinction Rebellion's week-long protest in Cambridge.

The 53 year old was arrested on suspicion of criminal damage relating to a protest at the Schlumberger Cambridge Research Centre on Madingley Road yesterday (Tuesday).

She was later released under investigation.

XR protest at the Schlumberger Cambridge Research Centre on the West Cambridge site. Picture: Keith Heppell. (29613050)
XR protest at the Schlumberger Cambridge Research Centre on the West Cambridge site. Picture: Keith Heppell. (29613050)

Six other people have been charged with criminal damage - three for the Madingley Road incident and three for an incident on Monday which saw the lawn around Newton's Apple Tree at Trinity College dug up.

All have been released on bail to appear at Cambridge Magistrates’ Court on March 30.

Extinction Rebellion dig up the lawn at Trinity College Picture:Keith Heppell (29612695)
Extinction Rebellion dig up the lawn at Trinity College Picture:Keith Heppell (29612695)

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