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Peace protester arrested at base

Lindis Percy
Ms Percy was arrested near the American spy base outside Harrogate

A peace campaigner opposed to the activities of an American spy base in North Yorkshire has been arrested outside the site for a bail offence.

Lindis Percy, 64, formerly from Hull, was arrested on Friday evening during a demonstration near Menwith Hill base on the outskirts of Harrogate.

A North Yorkshire Police spokesman said the 67-year-old had been arrested for a breach of bail conditions.

Ms Percy has been jailed several times for demonstrating outside US bases.

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