Man, 28, charged after ‘throwing egg at King Charles’ during monarch’s visit to Luton | The SunDecember 7, 2022
A MAN has been charged after an egg was allegedly thrown at the King during a royal walkabout yesterday.
The monarch was greeting crowds in Luton town centre when the incident is said to have taken place.
Cops arrested a man in his 20s on suspicion of assault at the time.
Bedfordshire Police today confirmed a 28-year-old man has been charged with a public order offence.
He is due to appear before Luton Magistrates' Court on January 9.
Officers believe the egg was thrown in the direction of His Majesty at St George's Square.
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King Charles, 74, was shaking hands with members of the public when he was temporarily steered away by his security staff.
In a statement, the force said: "A 28-year-old man has been charged in relation to an incident which occurred during His Majesty King Charles III's visit to Luton yesterday.
"The man was charged under section five of the Public Order Act and has been bailed."
The monarch was in Luton for a series of visits, including to the town hall and the newly-built Guru Nanak Gurdwara.
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