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A man who chained his car to the gates at Carlisle United has vowed to continue his protest for the rest of the season.
81-year-old Herbert Paterson says he is involved in a long-running legal dispute with the club over land.
He was arrested at the ground yesterday on suspicion of breach of the peace and assaulting a police officer.
He has not been charged and has been released while the Crown Prosecution Service decides whether to take the matter further.
A club spokesman says they are taking expert advice and any further comment would be inappropriate at this time.
Mr Paterson says that he is chaining his car to the gates at Brunton Park because of a 45 year dispute over land ownership.
A Carlisle United spokesman said:
"This is a long running dispute that has been ongoing for many years. At the moment the club is taking expert advice on the issue and it would be inappropriate for us to comment any further at this time. "
Herbert Paterson has chained his Ford Mondeo to the gates at the East Stand of Brunton Park, off Warwick Road.
The 81-year-old padlocked his Ford Mondeo to the gates this morning following an ongoing argument with the club over property ownership.
A man has chained his car to the main gates at Carlisle United's football ground.
Herbert Paterson padlocked his Ford Mondeo to the gates at Brunton Park this morning following an ongoing argument with the club over property ownership.
The 81-year-old, who is sitting in the car, says he will stay there until a resolution is found.