April 27, 2009
Man arrested after police swoop on
travellers convoy in Burnham-On-Sea
confirmed on Monday (April 27th) that a man had been arrested
following a dramatic police swoop on this convoy of travellers
in Burnham-On-Sea on Friday afternoon (April 24th).
halted several vehicles in Berrow Road at around 4.15pm, as pictured
here, after one was stopped on suspicion of not having valid insurance.
eyewitness near the scene told Burnham-On-Sea.com that one person
had been seen running away from the scene, closely followed by
officers on foot.
man was caught by officers on the seafront, near to the Seaview
police spokeswoman told Burnham-On-Sea.com on Monday (April 27th):
"A man was arrested in Berrow Road on suspicion of driving
of the travellers' vehicles was later taken away on the back of
a tow truck a few minutes later, as pictured below.
incident led to long queues along Berrow Road near the Burnham
Swim and Sports Academy. The road was not fully re-opened until