BASINGSTOKE Breaking Hampshire

Eight arrested for aggravated trespass in Basingstoke

Eight people have been arrested in relation to a protest that took place at an industrial estate off Houndmills Road, Basingstoke yesterday, Saturday 22 May.

They have been arrested on suspicion of aggravated trespass and all eight remain in custody at this time. They are:

A 25-year-old woman of no fixed abode

A 51 year-old woman from Malvern in Worcestershire

A 21-year-old woman from Bristol

A 32-year-old woman from London

A 21-year-old man of no fixed abode

A 24-year-old woman from Beckenham in Kent

An 18-year-old woman of no fixed abode

A 31-year-old woman of no fixed abode

Chief Inspector Matt Reeves said: “Everyone has the right to free speech and protest, however, officers will take necessary action against the few who deliberately choose to act outside the law.”

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