Six people charged and three more in custody after Extinction Rebellion’s Oily Hands protest in Cambridge
Six people have been charged with causing criminal damage following Extinction Rebellion’s ‘Oily Hands’ protest in Cambridge on Friday afternoon (August 28).
Annie Hoyle, 26, of Fair Street, Cambridge, was charged with two counts of criminal damage and was remanded in custody to appear at Huntingdon Magistrates’ Court today (Saturday August 29).
Marcus Lugg, 28, of High Street, Flitton, Bedford, was also charged and remanded in custody to appear at Huntingdon Magistrates’ Court today.
Emily Ashton, 35, of Ely Road, Littleport, was charged and released on bail to appear at Cambridge Magistrates’ Court on November 11.
Louise Lancaster, 54, Burnt Close, Grantchester, Cambridge, and Simon Goode, 54, of Auckland Road, Cambridge, were charged and released on bail to appear at Cambridge Magistrates’ Court on November 5.
Mandy Leathers, 54, of Springfield Avenue, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, was charged and released on bail to appear at Cambridge Magistrates’ Court on November 19.
All charges relate to damage caused to buildings during Friday’s protest.
Three men aged 20, 27 and 24, all from Cambridge, were also arrested on suspicion of causing criminal damage and remained in custody on Saturday morning.
During the day, chalk spray handprints were smeared on University of Cambridge buildings as Extinction Rebellion continued its calls for the University of Cambridge to divest from fossil fuels.