Tommy Robinson charged with assault after fight at Woburn Center Parcs pool

Former English Defence League leader Tommy Robinson has been arrested after a fight broke out at a holiday park.

It was claimed on Monday that 37-year-old Robinson got into a row with another man in the pool at Woburn Forest Center Parcs in Bedfordshire.

Witnesses claimed that Robinson, whose real name is Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, confronted another man before punching him in the face, The Sun added.

Bedfordshire Police confirmed that officers were called to reports of an altercation between two men at the holiday park at around 1.10pm on Sunday.

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"We were called at around 1.10pm on Sunday to a report of an altercation between two men at Center Parcs, Woburn Forest," a spokesperson told Daily Star Online.

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

"Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, 37, of Bedford has been charged with common assault. He has been bailed ahead of a court appearance at Luton Magistrates' Court on 2 April."

A Center Parcs spokesman confirmed that police attended an incident at Center Parcs Woburn Forest on Sunday afternoon.

Videos posted to TR.news seem to show Robinson being arrested by officers.

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Robinson has become well-known in the UK for his activism against Islam as leader of the far-right organisation English Defence League.

He founded the group in 2009 and was its leader until he stepped down in 2013.

In September, Robinson was released from a max security prison after he was jailed for contempt of court.

The English Defence League founder waved at supporters gathered outside HMP Belmarsh in south-east London.

Robinson was given a nine-month sentence but it was reduced to 19 weeks for the time he previously spent behind bars and he was told he would be released after serving half.

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