Town hall chiefs in St Helens say they will take urgent legal steps to remove a group of travellers from a borough park.
Up to six caravans parked up on land close to a children's playground in Haresfinch Park yesterday evening.
Several parents reported children leaving the play area on the group's arrival
Today, a council spokesman said officers were awareness of the group.
He added: "The council is aware of the issue and is taking the necessary legal steps to have the group removed from Haresfinch Park as soon as possible."