HotFuzz: Police arrest angry swan in St Ives 'road rage' incident. 3
Trevor Sherwood
Trevor Sherwood writes crime and policing news and graduated Teesside Uni with a degree in Crime & Investigation.
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An angry swan was “arrested” by cops following what can only be described as a “road rage” incident.

Cops detained the bird in the back of a patrol car in a HotFuzz style moment, Cambridgeshire cops detained the bird for a number of offences.

The Angry bird was arrested for “road rage” causing an RTC and obstructing the highway”

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The bird was handed over to the RSPCA who released it back into a river following his arrest by cops .

The force was called by members of the public worried about the swan on the A1123 in St Ives.

“One in custody following road rage, RTC and obstructing the Highway. Awaiting RSPCA/RSPB attendance. #HotFuzz #NoSwansWereHarmed…” police officers wrote on Twitter.

There were concerns the swan might have been hit by a lorry, but a RSPCA officer checked the bird and found no sign of injury, so released it.

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Simon Pegg and Nick Frost’s comedy film Hot Fuzz was released in 2007 and followed two hapless police officers investigating deaths in the fictional town of Sandford, supposedly set in rural Gloucestershire.

One scene in the film shows Pegg and Frost’s characters apprehending a menacing swan and driving it away in their patrol car.

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HotFuzz: Police arrest angry swan in St Ives ‘road rage’ incident.