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Moment Dale Farm eviction started

Bricks and debris were thrown at police as they moved in to prepare the way for bailiffs clearing the illegal part of the UK's largest travellers' site.

Essex Police said one person had been Tasered and seven arrested.

The BBC's Jeremy Cooke reports as officers in riot gear entered the site after breaking down a rear fence just after 07:00 BST.

  • 19 Oct 2011