Travellers have set up camp in Prospect Park in Reading

Reading Berkshire Thursday 27th April 2017 A group of travellers have set up camp on Prospect Park in Reading

It is believed that they entered the site from Lieberwood Road to avoid barriers installed by Reading Borough Council preventing them from entering from the other side of the park. A metal gate form the main road can be seen broken open

It is understood that officers from Thames Valley Police have attended the scene at around 11.30am on Thursday (April 27)

In a statement Reading Borough Council said: “Police have been made aware that a number of vehicles belonging to the traveller community entered off Lieberwood Road at around 9.30am this morning “Officers are currently in communication with the travellers and are liaising with the relevant authorities. They will continue to monitor the situation.”©UKNIP

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