He's at it again

Comedy Terrorist held over bomb hoax

Self-styled Comedy Terrorist Aaron Barschak has been arrested again; this time over a suspected bomb hoax.

The 38-year-old was reportedly held outside the offices of The Sun in Wapping, East London, on Friday after arriving at the site with a suspicious package.

Earlier in the week, the paper smuggled a fake bomb into Windsor Castle, creating a security scare ahead of today’s royal wedding.

A Scotland Yard spokesman said: "He was arrested by local officers after a business premises in Wapping contacted us claiming that the man had made a threat.”

 Bookmakers had offered 50-1 odds on Barschak causing a major security breach at the wedding, given the infamy he earned for gatecrashing Prince William's 21st birthday party at Windsor, in June 2003.

"Rather The Sun than Windsor," a police source told news agency Reuters.

Barschack has been released on police bail to return to an East London police station next month.


Published: 9 Apr 2005

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