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Last Updated: Sunday, 28 September, 2003, 11:44 GMT 12:44 UK
Man held over saboteur 'assault'
A man has been arrested on suspicion of assault following a confrontation between saboteurs and a hunt.

A female protester was taken to hospital after the altercation between hunt saboteurs and the Chiddingfold, Leconfield and Cowdray Hunt in West Sussex.

A spokesman for Sussex Police said officers had been called to Grafham, near Petworth, at 0745 BST on Saturday.

He said: "Police attended and received allegations from various parties.

"A woman has been taken to hospital and subsequently a man has been arrested for assault.

"Inquiries into a number of matters and allegations are continuing."

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