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Police on scene of illegal rave near Beccles

Around 200 people are said to be at the illegal rave in Aldeby Credit: ITV Anglia

Police trying to close down an illegal rave at Aldeby near Beccles, which is thought to have started just after midnight (Sunday 18 August).

Officers attended the site near Stanley Hills and efforts were made to contain the area.

Police blocked entrances to the site to prevent further people attending and a notice to leave direction was issued shortly after 3.30am.

About 200 people are thought to be at the event with around 100 vehicles and officers will look to close the event down in a safe and controlled manner.

Police said they'd received several complaints from local people about the noise.

A number of police resources are on scene, including the drone unit and specially trained public order teams who are experienced in dealing with such events.

"We will keep the community updated on police activity and try to identify the event organisers, seize equipment and deal with any criminal offences.”

– Superintendent Mike Britton