Video: Prankster runs through Colchester with fake Olympic Torch

MYSTERY surrounds the identity of a prankster who ran through Colchester with a fake torch.

He ran down North Hill this morning as thousands waited out for the genuine torch relay.

Some onlookers appeared to be fooled by the prank, filming him as he passed.

Crowds defied heavy rain to watch the torch relay as made its journey through historic Colchester.

It later passed through Hatfield Peverel, Heybridge and Maldon. It is currently in Chelmsford for its overnight stop.

Do you know who the prankster is? Call 01473 324736.

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