Animal Rebellion members arrested at Bridgwater dairy
Date of alert:
Thursday, 8 September 2022
Avon & Somerset Constabulary
Fifteen people have been arrested after protesting at a dairy plant near Bridgwater.
Animal Rebellion activists cut off milk supplies by creating blockades, climbing on dairy distribution trucks and climbing up milk silos in four dairy plants in the Midlands and Bridgwater on Sunday (September 4).
Speaking on Monday, chief inspector of Avon and Somerset Police, Dan Forster said: “A small number of people accessed the private site at just after 6am yesterday morning.
“Seven people were arrested yesterday while a further eight have been taken into custody today.