Nigel Farage milkshake attack man Paul Crowther, charged

A man has been charged with assaulting Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage by throwing a milkshake at him.

The Brexit Party leader had given a speech in Newcastle on Monday ahead of the European elections when a drink was thrown at him.

Paul Crowther, 32, of Throckley, Newcastle, has been charged with common assault and criminal damage relating to Mr Farage’s microphones.

Crowther, of Holeyn Road, Throckley, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, will appear before magistrates in North Tyneside on June 18, police said.

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