Travellers pitch-up in Felixstowe

Suffolk police are the scene of a traveller encampent in Walton Recreation Park in Felixstowe 

Suffolk police are the scene of a traveller encampent in Walton Recreation Park in Felixstowe - Credit: Dom Miaoulis

Travellers have been seen pitching their caravans in a park in Felixstowe. 

Suffolk police are at the encampment in Walton Recreation Park where the group has been seen since last night by local residents. 

And this morning officers were seen attending the site. 

The Walton Recreation Park in Felixstowe where travellers have pitched-up

The Walton Recreation Park in Felixstowe where travellers have pitched-up - Credit: Dom Miaoulis

A Suffolk police spokeswoman said: "Police are aware of a traveller encampment at the Walton Recreation Park in Felixstowe. Officers are working closely with partner agencies and are making visits to the site."

A spokeswoman from East Suffolk Council, who manage the park, said: “We are aware of an unauthorised encampment by Walton Recreation Park in Felixstowe and actions will be taken in accordance with the Norfolk and Suffolk Joint Protocol for unauthorised encampments.

"Suffolk police are aware and are monitoring the situation.”

Caravans can be seen at the Walton Recreation Park in Felixstowe

Caravans can be seen at the Walton Recreation Park in Felixstowe - Credit: Dom Miaoulis

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