EDL Protest: 12 charged

Police  contol the EDL at The Barum Top Inn, Halifax.
Police contol the EDL at The Barum Top Inn, Halifax.
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TWELVE people have been charged after an English Defence League Protest in Halifax.

All were arrested after the far-right group’s demonstration on April 16.

Three are from Calderdale.

A 50-year-old will appear before Calderdale Magistrates Court on June 17 charged with a public order offence.

A 23-year-old and a 28-year-old will appear before Calderdale Magistrates Court on June 15, both charged with possessing an offensive weapon and theft.

A 39-year-old will appear before Calderdale Magistrates Court on June 24 charged with being drunk and disorderly.

A 32-year-old will appear before Calderdale Magistrates Court on June 23 charged with a public order offence and resisting arrest.

A 29-year-old will appear before Calderdale Magistrates Court on June 23 charged with failing to comply with a direction to leave order and obstructing police.

A 23-year-old will appear before Calderdale Magistrates Court on June 23 charged with a public order offence.

An 18-year-old will appear before Calderdale Magistrates Court on June 30 charged with a public order offence.

A 17-year-old will appear before Calderdale Magistrates Court on June 30 charged with a public order offence.

A 27-year-old will appear before Calderdale Magistrates Court on July 1 charged with a public order offence.

A 22-year-old will appear before Calderdale Magistrates Court on June 22 charged with possessing an offensive weapon.

A 19-year-old will appear before Calderdale Magistrates Court on June 29 charged with possessing an offensive weapon. A 23-year-old has also been fined for a public order offence.