A protestor was arrested last night amid angry scenes at Seacombe Town Hall, as councilors discussed the forthcoming leisure cuts in an emergency meeting.
Merseyside police deployed its 200-strong ‘mop-up’ squad to deal with the 1-strong riot, which broke out last night, and continued for at least 3 minutes. “Last night took valuable resources away from Birkenhead’s fashionable Latin quarter. “ Said community development Sergeant, Will Spray.
The angry protestor, Dave Krust, was arrested for a public disorder offence, when he refused to remove his dreadlocks when asked.
Angry Hurst shouted “no more cuts” as he was led away by police to an awaiting ice cream van.
Council leaders refused to comment on the incident as they left the council meeting via private helicopter, supplied by Neptune Developments Inc.
Local area forums are due to start in the new year, when residents will be asked their opinions of the closures, after the land has already been sold.