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Traveller spared jail after prising pensioner’s fingers from gate to field

Pensioner Assult

Loveridge, 29, was spotted by dog walking pensioner Sarah Freeman (Picture: Eastnews Press Agency)

A man has admitted assaulting a pensioner as she single-handedly stopped a convoy of caravans from moving onto a local nature reserve.

Sam Loveridge was part of a gang of travellers who attempted to gain access to the Hilly Fields beauty spot in Colchester, Essex, last year.

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Loveridge, 29, was spotted by dog walking pensioner Sarah Freeman, 74, who soon realised that seven caravans were aiming for the 80-acre nature reserve.

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