Woman charged after David Cameron's Witney lights switch on

  • 1 December 2012
  • From the section Oxford
David Cameron
Image caption The Prime Minister switched on Witney's Christmas Lights on Friday evening

A woman has been charged by police after being detained in Witney as Prime Minister David Cameron switched the town's Christmas lights on.

Police acted at 19:00 GMT on Friday after the woman allegedly tried to climb over a barrier.

The 28-year-old from Oxford was charged with resisting and obstructing a constable and using threatening words and behaviour.

She is due to appear at Oxford Magistrates' Court on 19 December.

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