Illegal Yorkshire rave shut down by police as revellers throw missiles at officers

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An illegal rave in Yorkshire was shut down by police after around 300 people attended.

West Yorkshire Police said officers had missiles thrown at them as they attended the illegal event in Deighton, Huddersfield.

A tweet from the force said missiles were thrown as officers, and local residents applauded when the revellers dispersed.

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Police were attacked as they shut down the rave.Police were attacked as they shut down the rave.
Police were attacked as they shut down the rave.

It said: "On Saturday evening officers deployed to an illegal rave that was taking place In Deighton, Huddersfield. appx 300 persons were present and missiles were thrown at officers.

"The music was quickly turned off and the attendees were dispersed met by applause from local residents."

The Government has said organisers of illegal raves could be fined up to £3,200 under new coronavirus laws which come into force on Friday, August 28.

Fines of up to £10,000 for those organising illegal raves in England will come into force as authorities also clamp down on unlawful gatherings.