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Last Updated: Saturday, 30 April, 2005, 12:07 GMT 13:07 UK
No charges after Crucible protest

Fathers 4 Justice protesters on the Crucible roof
The protesters made their way onto the roof on Friday morning
Two Fathers 4 Justice campaigners who staged a protest at Sheffield's Crucible Theatre will not face further action after being taken into custody.

They were arrested after ending their roof-top stunt at the venue which is hosting the World Snooker Championship.

Alan Haynes, wearing a Batman costume, and Mark Baldwin, dressed as Mr Incredible, displayed a banner saying "Our kids' lives are not a game."

South Yorkshire Police released the pair without charge.

Mr Haynes, 45, from Worksop, Nottinghamshire, and Mr Baldwin, 32, from Sheffield, were arrested on Friday.

Fathers 4 Justice have previously been involved in stunts at other high-profile venues. including Buckingham Palace, Downing Street and St Paul's Cathedral.


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