Police hold 114 in power protest

Police hold 114 in power protest

More than 100 people have been arrested in Nottingham over a suspected plan to target a power station.

Police said 114 men and women were arrested in Sneinton Dale on suspicion of conspiracy to commit aggravated trespass and criminal damage.

Officers said they believed those arrested were planning to protest at nearby Ratcliffe-on-Soar power station.

Police said equipment including bolt-cutters was found and they feared a threat to the safety of the site.

A police spokesman said it was thought there was a "serious threat" to the coal-fired power station, which is eight miles south-west of Nottingham.

More than 200 police officers from Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Staffordshire and British Transport Police were involved in Read More...

So, If Plod are to be believed, this Intelligence-led Operation just like the one in Lancashire last week, just proves that you can do an awful lot without the need for ID Cards.

City councillor David Mellen said the police raided the privately-run school as a result of "an intelligence-led operation".

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