Arrests during air base protest

FOUR people have today been arrested at a demonstration outside RAF Lakenheath.A spokesman from Suffolk police said around 100 people began a protest outside the main gate of the air base at around 1pm today.

FOUR people have today been arrested at a demonstration outside RAF Lakenheath.

A spokesman from Suffolk police said around 100 people began a protest outside the main gate of the air base at around 1pm today.

The group was protesting against the presence of the US air force in the UK.

The spokesman said that four people arrested were taken to Bury St Edmunds police station.

He added that the protest was mainly peaceful and came to an end at around 5pm.