Friday 1 July 2022 01:36 PM Police warn protesters that people could be killed if they go ahead with plans ... trends now

Friday 1 July 2022 01:36 PM Police warn protesters that people could be killed if they go ahead with plans ... trends now
Friday 1 July 2022 01:36 PM Police warn protesters that people could be killed if they go ahead with plans ... trends now

Friday 1 July 2022 01:36 PM Police warn protesters that people could be killed if they go ahead with plans ... trends now

Police warn protesters that people could be killed if they go ahead with plans to disrupt British Grand Prix by invading Silverstone track Northamptonshire Police said it had received 'credible intelligence' of a threat  Green zealots have disrupted numerous major public events in recent months  The Silverstone event commander said 'extra resources' had been deployed

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Police today warned protesters that they could be killed if they go ahead with plans to disrupt the British Grand Prix by invading the Silverstone track.

Northamptonshire Police said it had received 'credible intelligence' that a group of activists are planning to target the Formula 1 event. 

Although it is not known which organisation could be taking part, eco zealots have disrupted numerous public events in recent months, including Royal Ascot and the Queen's Platinum Jubilee

Yesterday, a pair of protesters from Just Stop Oil glued themselves onto the frame of Vincent Van Gogh's Peach Trees In Blossom at the Courtauld Gallery in London.

Northamptonshire Police said it had received 'credible intelligence' that a group of activists are planning to disrupt the Grand Prix (pictured is Red Bull's Max Verstappen signing autographs at a practice session)

Northamptonshire Police said it had received 'credible intelligence' that a group of activists are planning to disrupt the Grand Prix (pictured is Red Bull's Max Verstappen signing autographs at a practice session) 

Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes walks in the Paddock with his dog Roscoe before a practice session

Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes walks in the Paddock with his dog Roscoe before a practice session 

The same group have also disrupted a Premier League football match by chaining themselves to the goalposts.  

Silverstone's event commander, Chief Inspector Tom Thompson, said: 'We have received credible intelligence that a group of protesters are planning to disrupt the event and possibly invade the track on race day.

'First of all, I want to appeal

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