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Six Extinction Rebellion activists from Norwich arrested outside Barclays bank

PUBLISHED: 06:58 15 October 2019 | UPDATED: 07:07 15 October 2019

Six Extinction Rebellion protestors from Norwich including Jamie Osborn outside Barclay's bank in Canary Wharf Picture: Norwich Extinction Rebellion

Six Extinction Rebellion protestors from Norwich including Jamie Osborn outside Barclay's bank in Canary Wharf Picture: Norwich Extinction Rebellion

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Six Extinction Rebellion protestors were arrested today after gluing themselves outside the headquarters of Barclays Bank at Canary Wharf.

Six Extinction Rebellion protestors from Norwich have been arrested outside Barclays bank. Picture: Norwich Extinction RebellionSix Extinction Rebellion protestors from Norwich have been arrested outside Barclays bank. Picture: Norwich Extinction Rebellion

The activists from Norwich were some of eight in total arrested from the protest group outside the bank in London.

They said they had taken the action at Barclays because the company is "one of the largest investors in fossil fuel companies".

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It comes four days after Green Party city councillor Jamie Osborn, 25, was arrested along with four other Norwich activists

Mr Osborn had superglued his hand to a road in London as part of the Extinction Rebellion protests which are due to last two weeks in the capital.

A specialist team and police took 30 minutes to dissolve the superglue.

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