Ob­struc­tion charge for ‘pro­tester’

Harefield Gazette - - NEWS -

A 53-YEAR-old man whose van blocked the road ac­cess tun­nel to Heathrow Air­port has been charged with ob­struc­tion.

A Metropoli­tan Po­lice spokesman said: “At 12.45pm on Thurs­day, July 2, we were called to the east bore in­bound tun­nel close to Heathrow fol­low­ing re­ports of a man block­ing the tun­nel with his ve­hi­cle.

“Of­fi­cers at­tended and spoke with the man who claimed to be stag­ing a protest.”

Neil Kev­eren, of High Street, Har­mondsworth, was ar­rested and has been bailed to ap­pear at Uxbridge Mag­is­trates’ Court on July 20. The ‘protest’ fol­lowed the Davies Com­mis­sion’s rec­om­men­da­tions on Wed­nes­day that there should be a third run­way at Heathrow.

The van blocked the air­port’s road ac­cess tun­nel to Ter­mi­nals 2 and 3 and brought traf­fic to a halt for more than half an hour.

n CHARGE: The van was ob­struct­ing an ac­cess tun­nel

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