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  1. Published on: 18/02/2013 03:20 PMReported by: roving-eye
    Violence erupted this afternoon (18/02/2013) after a group of travellers started to fight with each other. A Transit van had its window smashed and mirrors broken by a man with a jack handle.







    A concerned member of the public called the Police who attended the scene. No arrests were made.

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  3. Rainmaker says:18/02/2013 03:53 PM
    At last a decent news story!

    You may want to obscure the license plate in the second picture as well as the first...

  4. JPB says:18/02/2013 04:05 PM
    The "reporter" may have witheld the location of this incident to prevent crowds of onlookers gathering to watch the proceedings, but really, was this in Southport, Cornwall or somewhere between?

  5. KnS says:18/02/2013 04:13 PM
    Looks like the road that the Eco centre is on, Weld road roundabout?

    EDIT: just seen the other news story
    Last edited by KnS; 18/02/2013 at 04:26 PM.

  6. tesmate says:18/02/2013 04:15 PM
    Why call the police?,the last thing these people would require is the presence of the police. Scum is a word that easily comes to mind with these cretins,just moving this filth around eases the burden of the general population. Just get them back to Ireland would be a plus,pull up the drawbridge then

  7. tony57 says:18/02/2013 04:22 PM
    Rearrange the following words. "earth" "of" "the" "scum"

  8. Ruler!1 says:18/02/2013 04:27 PM
    How do we know the two that broke the van were gypsies ? Could they have been irate locals issuing a friendly warning?

  9. tiny-toes says:18/02/2013 04:29 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by tesmate View Post
    Why call the police?,the last thing these people would require is the presence of the police. Scum is a word that easily comes to mind with these cretins,just moving this filth around eases the burden of the general population. Just get them back to Ireland would be a plus,pull up the drawbridge then
    Wouldnt go as far as to say scum, ive met a lot of travelers over the years and there are alot of genuinly nice people besides fair play to them if i could beat the system like them i would instead of gettin screwed by the government

  10. pedoja says:18/02/2013 04:41 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by tiny-toes View Post
    if i could beat the system like them i would instead of gettin screwed by the government
    So you are happy to pay taxes etc and contribute to the National Health Service whilst they pay nothing?

  11. DebonAir says:18/02/2013 05:21 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by pedoja View Post
    So you are happy to pay taxes etc and contribute to the National Health Service whilst they pay nothing?
    Yup, I am.

  12. local says:18/02/2013 05:27 PM
    The road is already covered in the detritus that the travelling community seems to think is ok to leave behind for some one else to clear up littering at least ?
    Those pictures of criminal damage should be enough to convict ?
    Why are the vehicles not getting ticketed then clamped for parking in restricted zones ?
    Why can some people be allowed to break the law with impunity ?
    Why does anyone defend them ?

  13. torchwud says:18/02/2013 05:47 PM
    i will get even more lively when the romainians turn up!

  14. mattee1970 says:18/02/2013 05:50 PM
    1st pic.. well done capturing that :-) Action shot !

  15. JohnBoy says:18/02/2013 05:51 PM
    Please don't stop them, let them kill each other

  16. pedoja says:18/02/2013 06:05 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by DebonAir View Post
    Yup, I am.
    Well I am NOT!


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