Journalists exchange shoves in Cumbria

A photographer and cameraman engaged in a shoving match at a polling station in Kendal, Cumbria.

The two were in a small crowd jostling for position to photograph Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron as he went to cast his vote.

The photographer appeared to have been shoved by the cameraman and lost his footing, stumbling forwards.

He then turned and pushed the cameraman who also stepped back and was caught by a third man.

In turn, the cameraman pushed the photographer to the ground before a third man intervened and separated the two.

In the video on the BBC’s website, Farron can be seen leaving the polling station in the background.

“I’ll go this way then,” he said before heading in the opposite direction.

The video was taken by an onlooker, who can be heard commenting on the fight.

“Oh god they’re having a proper scrap,”  the woman exclaimed before the cameraman fell to the ground.

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