Six arrested as part of operation to stop illegal rave in Leicestershire

  • WATCH as officers arrest a man in Radford as part of the operation.

Six people have been arrested as part of an attempt to stop an illegal rave in Leicestershire over the next bank holiday.

It was due to start on Friday 28 August, and would've lasted for two nights.

Five men, aged between 33 and 62, and a woman, aged 51, have been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to cause the public nuisance.

Officers attended five properties in Nottingham, Kent and throughout the West Midlands yesterday morning (19th August).

All six remain in police custody.

Nottinghamshire Police say they gathered intelligence last month on social media, following the promotion of the illegal rave.

Local politicians have welcomed the news:

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