MANCHESTER, England, May 23 (UPI) —
Greater Manchester Police arrested a man who put on a pig mask, toy helmet and reflective jacket in order to perform “comical parodies” about the behavior of law enforcement officials.
New Moston man Steven Peers was arrested on suspicion of impersonating a police officer after he put on the costume to call attention to how GMP officers conducted themselves during anti-fracking protests.
The 46-year-old was arrested after being stopped by an officer outside a police station.
Man wearing pig mask and toy helmet arrested on suspicion of impersonating a police officer http://t.co/9oz0o16ZIM pic.twitter.com/OQ37UJtW7D— Manchester News MEN (@MENnewsdesk) May 23, 2014
The father-of-four also had his “Officer 666” outfit confiscated.