EDL Protest: 12 charged

Police  contol the EDL at The Barum Top Inn, Halifax.
Police contol the EDL at The Barum Top Inn, Halifax.

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.