5 in court after EDL protest in Thatcham

After 20 people staged a protest in Thatcham, 5 people have appeared in court charged with a string of offences. They gathered in The Broadway on the 28th of February and indicated they were members of the EDL.

The 4 men and 1 woman are charged with a string of offences, including using threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour to cause harassment, alarm or distress.

All five have pleaded not guilty and were released on conditional bail. They are due at Reading Magistrates on the 15th May.

The Breeze, 7 May 2014