An animal rights activist was arrested at the
University of Warwick on Tuesday 3 April on suspicion of illegally entering
the University's medical centre.
The male suspect, aged 16,
disguised himself in a stolen lab coat and spent several hours examining
animal research facilities at the Gibbet Hill site before being asked for
identification by a technician, who then chased and restrained the intruder
before handing him over to University Security Staff.
arrived on the scene the boy was arrested on suspicion of burglary,
questioned and released on bail -- on the condition that he stays away from
the University campus and does not contact any animal research organisations.