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Three people who climbed rig at Kirby Misperton due in court

KM8 Kirby Misperton Rig occupation

8:39am 7th December 2017

Three people who climbed up a rig at the hydraulic fracturing site in Kirby Misperton are due to appear in court today.

A 29-year-old man, a 28-year-old man and a 22-year-old woman will appear at York Magistrates Court at 9.30am today.

All three have been charged with criminal damage. Two have been charged with hindering lawful work and one has been charged with disrupting people engaged in a lawful activity.

They were arrested after climbing up the rig in the early hours of Saturday 21 October 2017.

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