A MAN has been arrested after allegedly acting as a ‘human bollard’ for a missing LTN (low-traffic neighbourhood.

The 61-year-old from Oxford was arrested after Thames Valley Police received a report of a car windscreen being damaged in Divinity Road at about 2.25pm on Sunday (October 23).

A 51-year-old man was also arrested on suspicion of driving a motor vehicle ‘dangerously’ and has been released under investigation.

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It has been alleged the incident happened over an argument about LTNs which have divided communities across the city since Oxfordshire County Council, the highways authority, installed them earlier this year.

A spokesperson for Thames Valley Police said: “A 61-year-old man from Oxford was arrested on suspicion of criminal damage and dealt with by way of a conditional caution.

“A 51-year-old man from Oxford, was arrested on suspicion of driving a motor vehicle dangerously and has been released under investigation.”


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This story was written by Gee Harland. She joined the team in 2022 as a senior multimedia reporter.

Gee covers Wallingford, Wantage and Didcot.

Get in touch with her by emailing: Gee.harland@newsquest.co.uk

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