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Nine arrested at Appleby Horse Fair

Nine people have been arrested at the traditional Appleby Horse Fair in Cumbria so far.

The offence cover a variety of offences which have taken place over Thursday 5th and Friday 6th.

Cumbria Police have told Police Hour that they had a number of problems with people flashing horses and using Bongate as a horse sale area.

A number of people were driving round in high powered sports cars and driving at speed in areas where horses were being flashed and large members of the public gathering.

Police have arrested nine people at the event so far offences which have included anti social behaviour, Possession of Controlled Drugs, Drunk and Disorderly, Public Order Offences and a 60-year-old was arrested for Common assault.

Those arrested ages range from 16 – 60.

The horse fair continues across today and tomorrow.

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