- Tommy Robinson charged in London
- Allegedly disobeyed dispersal directive
- Claims attendance as journalist
Sunday in London, the 40-year-old individual, whose actual name is Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, was apprehended.
Tommy Robinson has been charged with an anti-antisemitism demonstration after attending the London march on Sunday.
Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, a former commander of the far-right English Defence League and a 40-year-old individual under a false identity, was apprehended at the gathering on suspicion of “obeying a directive to disperse.”
Upon Mr. Yaxley-Lenon’s indication of an intention to attend the march, which was conducted in central London, the organizers informed him that he would not be welcomed.
The Metropolitan Police issued the following update on Monday: “Bedfordshire resident Stephen Lennon has been charged with noncompliance with a section 35 direction excluding an individual from an area.
A parole hearing has been scheduled for January 22 at the Westminster Magistrates’ Court.
According to the Met, Mr. Yaxley-Lennon informed officers that he was at the march “in the capacity of a journalist.”
Approximately 60,000 individuals participated in the occasion.