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Fancy dress pub crawl pals in a TANK spark traffic mayhem

Tanked-up Santas cause chaos: Fancy dress pub crawl pals in a TANK spark traffic mayhem when their armoured vehicle gets stuck in a Cornish lane

  • A video showed the fancy dress Santas in a tank stuck down a Cornish lane
  • Th armoured personnel carrier was filled with more than eight drunk Santas 
  • Ian Jepson, 53, who shot the video said the Santas were shouting and singing 

Police were called after a tank full of Santas caused chaos by getting stuck down a village lane during a pub crawl.

The armoured personnel carrier was filled with more than eight Father Christmases on an annual festive do when it got wedged in the village of Angarrack, Cornwall.

Ian Jepson, 53, who shot the video of the Santa jam, said the lane was blocked for about two hours.

The farcical video shows the Santas trying to free the massive truck before the police arrived on Thursday night.

Police were called after a tank full of Santas caused chaos by getting stuck down a village lane during a pub crawl

The armoured personnel carrier was filled with more than eight Father Christmases on an annual festive do when it got wedged in the village of Angarrack, Cornwall

The armoured personnel carrier was filled with more than eight Father Christmases on an annual festive do when it got wedged in the village of Angarrack, Cornwall

At least one Santa sounded drunk when speaking to a local traffic warden.

Fisherman Mr Jepson had arrived in Angarrack to see the Christmas light display when he spotted the tank full of Santas ‘on the lash’.

Mr Jepson, from Newquay, said: ‘As we parked up I saw this tank rolling up the road with Santa’s on top shouting and singing. It was hilarious.

‘We walked five minutes up the road and I could see the back of the tank, it was stuck behind three or four cars.’

Mr Jepson said a few of the Santas jumped out the truck and were bumping the cars by hand to try and move them.

He continued: ‘It was comical to see all these Santas – there was about eight on top of the tank and a couple inside.

The farcical video shows the Santas trying to free the massive truck before the police arrived on Thursday night

The farcical video shows the Santas trying to free the massive truck before the police arrived on Thursday night

At least one of the Santas sounded drunk when speaking to a local traffic warden

At least one of the Santas sounded drunk when speaking to a local traffic warden

‘They had been on a pub crawl and one of fell out the back of the tank.

‘Then they hit one of the cars, just a little bit, the damage was minimal so they were quite lucky.’

The police then arrived but Mr Jepson they were also ‘in good spirits about it, everyone was’.

The truck was spotted around 7.45pm was stuck for a couple of hours, according to Mr Jepson.

Devon and Cornwall Police were called at about 19:40 GMT on Thursday after reports that a vehicle had been damaged. No-one was arrested.

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