June 24, 2020 2.00 pm This story is over 48 months old

Farmer breaks up rave near Lincolnshire village

Farmer moved them on before it got big

A planned rave in a village near a Lincolnshire farm was halted after a local farmer told the group to move on.

Lincolnshire Police received a report of a gathering of around eight cars parked near a farm in Claxby at around 8.30pm on Saturday, June 20.

The rave was stopped before it got going and police said a local farmer told the group to move on. The group then left.

Lincolnshire Police confirmed that it carried out patrols of the area, but there were no arrests as the group did not return.

Sleaford Police posted about the incident on social media, saying: “There is an emerging trend for unlicensed music events spreading across the country.

“A rave was stopped in the Market Rasen area before it got going due to a farmer being alert and aware of what was occurring.

“Please be vigilant and report any suspicious activity, especially in large open spaces.”