Two people from Brighton and Hove have been charged with committing criminal offences over their roles in the “Extinction Rebellion” protests in London.
Amy Dalla-Mura, 55, of Eaton Villas, Hove, and Martin Gardener, 31, of Preston Road, Brighton, are among 69 people to have been charged by the Metropolitan Police.
Scotland Yard said that they would appear in court in London in the next few days.
Dalla-Mura has been charged with breaching a dispersal order – known as a section 14 notice under the Public Order Act 1986.
She was due to appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court yesterday (Monday 22 April).
Gardener was also charged with ignoring a dispersal order and obstructing a highway.
He is due before Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Monday 20 May.
The Extinction Rebellion protesters are demonstrating against climate change, loss of biodiversity and the risk of human extinction and ecological collapse.
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