Police have defended their response to an all-day Easter Sunday rave involving a minimum of 1,000 revellers subsequent to an Army firing vary in Dorset.
Officers warned partygoers to not cross the navy services on their technique to the occasion in East Lulworth, which has triggered “distress and disruption” to native residents.
The rave was held close to Bovington navy base on land belonging to the Ministry of Defence and was lastly dispersed late on Sunday night, greater than 21 hours after it had began.
Dorset Police mentioned they labored with the fireplace service, the council and the MoD to clear the realm – as they used drones to watch the crowds
“Understandably, we have received a number of calls from concerned and upset residents who have had their sleep disturbed by the noise levels coming from the illegal event,” mentioned Sam de Reya, deputy chief constable.
“I would like to reassure them that we are fully aware of this unauthorised large gathering of people and we are working proactively… to bring the event to a conclusion.”