Police in position ahead of protests

police at Balcombe
There is a heavy police presence at Balcombe awaiting campaigners Credit: ITV Meridian
police at Balcombe
Police in position before anti-fracking protests begin Credit: ITV Meridian
police at Balcombe
Police vans at Balcombe ahead of today's protests Credit: ITV Meridian

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Snatch squads arrest protesters

Police are tonight facing growing criticism that they've been too heavy handed dealing with campaigners at the anti-fracking demonstration at Balcombe, in West Sussex.