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Former English Defence League leader Tommy Robinson charged with common assault

Robinson was arrested on Sunday after an incident at a Centre Parcs adventure park.

Tommy Robinson leaving a court in Bedfordshire last year.
Tommy Robinson leaving a court in Bedfordshire last year.
Image: Kirsty O'Connor

Updated Mar 3rd 2020, 2:52 PM

FORMER ENGLISH DEFENCE League leader Tommy Robinson has been charged with common assault following an incident at Center Parcs in Bedfordshire.

Bedfordshire Police said the 37-year-old, whose real name is Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, of Bedford, was due to appear at Luton Magistrates’ Court on April 2 and had been released on bail.

He was arrested on Sunday at around 1.10 pm after officers were called to Center Parcs in Woburn Forest over an altercation between two men.

One man sustained an injury to his face and received first aid at the scene.

A Center Parcs spokesman confirmed that police attended the Woburn Forest site on Sunday

Comments have been closed as investigations are ongoing. 

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