Crime

49 year old Coulsden man charged with offences during Queen’s Speech day protests

Police car on Westminster Bridge. Image: Met Police

Police car on Westminster Bridge. Image: Met Police

The Met Police have charged one man following his arrest during protests in central London 27th May.

49 year old John Curtis from Thistley Close, Coulsdon, has been charged with affray; possession of an offensive weapon and assault on police.

He’s been bailed to appear at Westminster Magistrates’ court on 26th June.

The Met Police say a 45-year-old man and 20-year-old man arrested at the 27th May demonstrations on suspicion of violent disorder which occurred on 9 May in Whitehall have been bailed  to return on a date in early June.

A 17-year-old youth arrested on suspicion of assault on police during the 27th May protests has been referred to a youth offending team.

The Met Police have also said another 20 year old man was arrested on 27th May on suspicion of violent disorder at Brixton Town Hall which happened on 25 April.

Whilst in police custody he was further arrested on suspicion of an offence under Section 4 of the Public Order Act, committed in Broadway, SW1, at approximately 6 pm during a protest on 27 May.

He’s been bailed to a date in July.

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