Man charged with common assault after Nigel Farage hit by milkshake

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…
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