Police send report to CPS over “Gypsy Cesspit” remarks

ESSEX POLICE has submitted a report to the Crown Prosecution Service over allegations that comments made by a Thurrock councillor incited racial hatred.

Councillor for Corringham and Fobbing, cllr Mark Coxshall, said a traveller site in Corringham could “become a cross between my big fat gipsy cesspit and Shameless”.

YT understands that Essex Police has interviewed Cllr Coxshall and a report has been submitted to the CPS, who will then decide whether any action is required.

The councillor refutes claims his comments were racist and said the travellers had acted illegally.