A suspected burglar has perched in a tree overhanging a railway line for several hours causing major disruption for London commuters. He climbed the tree near Charlton station in south-east London in the early hours of this morning, and refused to come down throughout the morning rush hour.
So a bloke up a tree outside of Charlton station causing untold mayhem this morning. Just gone pass some police and a cherry picker
Enjoy using Twitter. Today it's telling me train delays on the Greenwich line are because of 'a man chaining himself to a tree in Charlton'
Today's train delay was caused by a man hanging from a tree at Charlton. At least it's a new reason. #southeastern
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He fell 30 feet to the floor. But despite the drama, it appeared the show must go on.