Man charged over T In The Park stunt
United Kingdom | |
12 July 2007
A man at T in the Park has been charged with breach of the peace after allegedly climbing a speaker tower dressed as Spiderman.
Headline act Snow Patrol were forced to halt their
headline show on Sunday night to address the 'superhero' as he scaled the speakers.
figure was then pelted by bottles and other missiles from the crowd as he clambered down from the 60 foot high rig.
Binnie of Timber Bush, Leith, was later arrested by police and spent a night in custody in connection with the incident at
the Scottish festival.
He appeared in the dock at Perth Sheriff Court and denied the charge. He also denied a
charge of attempting to pervert the course of justice by giving the police a false name and claiming he was John King of Glasgow.
The 24-year-old was freed on bail and he will face trial later this year. A total of 19 people have appeared in
court in connection with incidents at T In The Park this year.