York & North Yorkshire

Five arrests following far-right protest in York

Police have arrested five men following a disturbance involving far-right protesters in York on Saturday.

North Yorkshire Police said officers were monitoring a demonstration of between 40 to 50 people near York Minster "when altercations broke out".

Four of the protesters and one local man were arrested on a variety of public order offences.

The remaining demonstrators were escorted by police to York station.

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