Three people arrested as part of badger cull operation

Three people have been arrested in Gloucestershire by officers policing the badger cull.

A 20-year-old man from Walsall, a 52-year-old woman from Pittsburg, USA and a 26-year-old woman from South Croyden in Surrey were all arrested in Newent early this morning.

They are being held on suspicion of aggravated trespass.

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