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10 Jan 6:31am

Yellow vest protests: Metropolitan Police refers incidents in Westminster to prosecutors

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Prosecutors are deciding whether "yellow vest" protesters that have been disrupting Westminster may have broken the law. Dozens of MPs called for a crackdown on the far-right Brexiteers for "intimidating and harassing" politicians, journalists and pro-Remain protesters outside the Houses of Parliament. Sir Stephen House, deputy commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, said authorities were probing whether protesters may have committed public order offences. "There are a number of cases that we have referred to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) in relation to what has been going on over the last few days and that is being considered," he added.
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