UPDATE: Police take no action on Stevenage Police Station rooftop protester

Gabriel Yellowe protests at Stevenage Police Station

Gabriel Yellowe protests at Stevenage Police Station - Credit: Archant

POLICE will not be taking any further action against a man who was protesting on the roof of Stevenage Police Station today (Wednesday).

Gabriel Yellowe of Langthorne Avenue, Stevenage spent around three hours protesting that he had been unfairly targeted by the police.

Herts police said in a statement: “At 2.50pm the man who had been protesting on the roof of Stevenage Police Station was persuaded to end his protest. He left the roof with the officers who had been negotiating with him and after being given some words of advice he left the premises and no further action will be taken.

Chief Inspector Richard Harbon said: “Our priority today was the safety of all involved and to also allow this man to protest lawfully. However we cannot allow people to disrupt the lives of others in the process and put themselves and others at risk. Fortunately we were able to end this situation peacefully before having to take further action.”


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