Farage milk shake attacker charged

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A MAN has been charged with common assault and criminal damage after throwing a milkshake at Nigel Farage.
The Brexit Party leader was left doused with the Five Guys banana and salted caramel drink while on a walkabout in Newcastle city centre on Monday afternoon.
On Tuesday, Northumbria Police said 32-year-old Paul Crowther has been charged with common assault and criminal damage following the incident.
The force said the criminal damage charge relates to a microphone that the politician was wearing at the time.
Crowther, of Holeyn Road, Throckley, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, will appear before magistrates in North Tyneside on June 18, police said.

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