July 15, 2018 / 10:44 AM / 8 months ago

Man arrested over paraglider protest at Trump's golf course in Scotland

U.S. President Donald Trump gestures on the course of his golf resort, in Turnberry, Scotland July 15, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

TURNBERRY, Scotland (Reuters) - A 55 year-old man has been arrested following a protest at U.S. President Donald Trump’s golf course in Scotland on Friday, Scottish police said, after a an activist used a powered parachute to get within a few hundred yards of the president.

“Police Scotland can confirm that a 55-year-old man has been arrested in connection with an incident when a powered parachute was flown in the vicinity of the Turnberry Hotel around 9.45 pm on Friday,” a police statement said.

Writing by William James; editing by Guy Faulconbridge

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