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We are Not Kidding — A ‘Tree’ Was Arrested for Blocking Traffic

asher-woodworth-via-nbc

On Monday, cops arrested a man for dressing up like a tree, and blocking traffic in Portland, Maine. Assistant Police Chief Vern Malloch told the Portland Press Herald that 30-year-old Asher Woodworth was cuffed after refusing orders to leave an intersection.

Footage of the dramatic confrontation can be seen here:

Woodworth reportedly told cops that he just wanted to see the reactions of others, and how he would “impact people’s natural choreography.” He now faces one count of obstructing a public way, a misdemeanor, and is currently out on bail. The Press Herald reached out to him several times, but he reportedly never agreed to an interview.

[Screengrab via NBC]

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