Police units deployed to an unlicensed music event in Dorking
Surrey Police was alerted to an unlicensed music event at an address in Dorking overnight on Saturday, 12 August.
A large number of units attended and dispersed approximately 500 people from the property on Station Road by 2am on Sunday 12 August.
No arrests have been made at this stage but sound equipment has been seized. An investigation into the incident will take place.
Officers from Mole Valley’s policing team are fully investigating the circumstances around Saturday night’s unlicensed music event.
Mole Valley’s Inspector Karen Coyne said “Surrey Police will not tolerate unlicensed events in our area. Those who attended the event had paid for entry and may have believed they were going to a legitimate licensed event.
This event caused significant impact to the local residents. The building was extensively damaged. There is also some damage to the Meadowbank skate park.
We thank the community who were vigilant and reported information that helped us to respond appropriately.
We are now keen to track down the organisers as part of our investigation.”
If you have any information please contact Police on 101 and quote reference 45170088426.
Alternatively the independent charity Crimestoppers can also be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.