03/03/2020 07:36 GMT | Updated 03/03/2020 14:46 GMT

Tommy Robinson Charged Over Assault At Center Parcs Pool

Bedfordshire Police said they were called to reports of an altercation at the holiday park on Sunday afternoon.

Former leader and founder of the English Defence League Tommy Robinson 

Former English Defence League leader Tommy Robinson has been charged with common assault following an alleged assault at Center Parcs in Bedfordshire.

Bedfordshire Police said the 37-year-old, whose real name is Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, of Bedford, was due to appear at Luton Magistrates’ Court on April 2 and had been released on bail.

He was arrested on Sunday at about 1.10pm after officers were called to Center Parcs in Woburn Forest over an altercation between two men – reportedly in the pool area.

One man sustained an injury to his face and received first aid at the scene.  

A Center Parcs spokesperson confirmed that police had attended, but did not give further details.