THREE men have been arrested after Britain First members clashed with anti-white protesters during a march through Telford.
Supporters marched from the town’s train station to a nearby council building where they held a rally with anti-Muslim speeches.The group said they were in Telford to expose ‘Muslim grooming gangs’ which have been covered up by the authorities.
Supporters, including one man who was wearing a Donald Trump mask, waved Union Jack flags and sang ‘Rule Britannia’ during the march.
There was a heavy police presence in Telford as a counter protest by Unite Against Fascism was organised close to the scene of the Britain First rally.
A 27-year-old man from Gloucester was arrested on suspicion of affray after a woman in her 50s was injured by a missile.
A police spokesperson said: “She received medical treatment at the scene and has since been discharged.”
The force confirmed a 29 year-old man from Selly Oak, Birmingham, was arrested on suspicion of a breach of Section 14 of the Public Order Act.
A 64-year-old man from Telford was also arrested on suspicion of breach of the peace.