Things have clearly unravelled – or not – for the driver of this Mini.

The light grey-coloured hatchback had been wrapped with clingfilm and adorned with a perky traffic cone in what appeared to be a prank.

Parked on Warneford Lane, Oxford, on Sunday afternoon the plastic-wrapped car was attracting raised eyebrows from passing walkers and cyclists.

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It’s not yet known who was responsible for the prank.

But it could be the latest in the long line of university student high-jinks in the city.

In years gone by, students were known for their practical jokes – many of which seem to have involved scaling high buildings.

In 1959, a female clothes dummy appeared above Brasenose College, put there by members of the Phoenix Club, a college dining club.

Five years later, in 1964, the statues on top of The Queen’s College were adorned with dustbins in another precipitous prank.

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