Oxford MailIllegal rave broken up (From Oxford Mail)

Get involved: send your photos, videos, news & views by texting OXFORD NEWS to 80360 or email us

Illegal rave broken up

Police broke up an illegal rave just hours after promising a "robust" approach to unlicensed events.

Around 50 party-goers descended on Shilton airfield, near Carterton, on Friday, a spokesman said today.

Officers arrived at about 9.20pm and organisers were forced to pack up sound equipment and clear the area.

No one was arrested and the site, which is owned by Cotswold Wildlife Park, was emptied by 11pm.

Earlier in the day Insp Andy Higgs had urged people to contact police if they spotted a rave.

He added illegal raves cause disruption to residents, damage to property and potential safety problems for revellers.

click2find

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree