Tommy Robinson 'arrested for alleged assault following incident at swimming pool in Center Parcs'
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Tommy Robinson 'arrested for alleged assault following incident at swimming pool in Center Parcs'

TOMMY ROBINSON has reportedly been arrested following an incident of common assault involving another man at a swimming pool in Centre Parcs.

The English Defence League founder was on holiday with his family at the Woburn branch of the UK holiday resort in Bedfordshire when the alleged incident occurred.

According to reports, Robinson was involved in an altercation with another male holidaymaker that culminated in him allegedly “smacking” the unnamed man in his face.

Bedfordshire Police were called to the scene where a man was arrested and questioned by police.

He was subsequently bailed until April 2 when he is due to appear at Luton Magistrates' Court.

The alleged victim received treatment at the Centre Parcs facility for a facial injury.

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Robinson, whose real name is Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, later posted a video online confirming he had been arrested.

A spokesman for Center Parcs UK said: “I can confirm that an incident occurred at Center Parcs Woburn Forest on Sunday afternoon to which the police attended.”

A spokesperson for Bedfordshire Police said: “We were called at around 1.10pm on Saturday to a report of an altercation between two men at Center Parcs, Woburn Forest. One man sustained an injury to his face, and received first aid at the scene.

“A 37-year-old man from Bedford was arrested on suspicion of common assault and has been bailed until 2 April. ‘An investigation is ongoing.”