Police informed after illegal Travellers in Chesterfield confront Derbyshire Times reporter

Police have been informed about illegal Travellers in Chesterfield '“ after members of the group confronted a reporter from the Derbyshire Times.

Friday, 26th October 2018, 9:42 am
Updated Friday, 26th October 2018, 10:43 am
Police are aware of the incident.
Police are aware of the incident.

Travellers returned to the car park at Queen’s Park during the middle of this week – less than 24 hours after another illegal encampment at the site was moved on.

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On Thursday afternoon, Derbyshire Times reporter Michael Broomhead attended the public place to record Facebook Live footage – something he was legally entitled to do – when he was confronted by some of the Travellers.

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Derbyshire Constabulary is aware of the incident and is liasing with Mr Broomhead.