Traffic warden attacked outside Mansfield mosque

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A traffic warden was assaulted after he issued a ticket to an illegally parked vehicle in Mansfield .

The incident took place on Friday, 31st May outside the Jamee Masjid mosque on Goodacre Street.

A spokesman for Mansfield District Council confirmed that the attack had taken place, but the authority declined further comment.

Belinda Webb, spokesman for NSL, the company which provides the ticketing staff to the district council, said: “We’re not currently in a position to offer any comment whilst police investigations are underway.”

A mosque spokesman said that members are always encouraged to park legally.