Photobomber fooled AFP with a lolly wrapper

Facebook photo of 'Twiggy Palmcock' on stage photobombing the Abbott family
Facebook photo of 'Twiggy Palmcock' on stage photobombing the Abbott family Facebook

THE intruder who jumped on stage after Tony Abbott's election victory speech on Saturday night wore a fake security wristband made from a yellow lolly wrapper.

The man is believed to be 25-year-old anti-coal protester Fregmonto Stokes, a playwriting student from Melbourne.

He goes by the pseudonym Twiggy Palmcock and was also running a fake bid for the western Sydney seat of Greenway

He carried a red clipboard and smiled broadly as he loitered on the stage for about a minute, applauding Mr Abbott and shaking his hand.

No charges have yet been laid against the man, who police confirmed gained unauthorised entry to the invitation-only function.

Read more at the Sydney Morning Herald

Topics:  federal election 2013 tony abbott

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