Tommy Robinson ‘arrested over assault at Center Parcs’

Tommy Robinson leaving court. Photograph: Kirsty O'Connor/PA.

Tommy Robinson leaving court. Photograph: Kirsty O'Connor/PA. - Credit: PA Wire/PA Images

Former English Defence League leader Tommy Robinson has been arrested after a fight broke out at a holiday park, it has been reported.

The Sun said that 37-year-old Robinson got into a row with another man in the pool at Woburn Forest Center Parcs in Bedfordshire.

Witnesses claimed that Robinson, whose real name is Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, confronted another man before punching him in the face, it added.

Bedfordshire Police confirmed that officers were called to reports of an altercation between two men at the holiday park at around 1.10pm on Sunday.

A spokesman added: "One man sustained an injury to his face, and received first aid at the scene.


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"A 37-year-old man from Bedford was arrested on suspicion of common assault and has been bailed until April 2. An investigation is ongoing."

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A Center Parcs spokesman confirmed that police attended an incident at Center Parcs Woburn Forest on Sunday afternoon.

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The alleged attack comes less than six months after Yaxley-Lennon was released from prison after 66 days.

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