Three more charged after Extinction Rebellion’s Oily Hands protest in Cambridge
Three more people have been charged with criminal offences following Extinction Rebellion’s Oily Hands protest in Cambridge on Friday (August 28).
It brings the total number charged to nine.
Peter Griffin, 27, of Primrose Street, Cambridge, has been charged with criminal damage and released on bail to appear at Cambridge Magistrates’ Court on November 12
Thomas Dorrington, 24, of Wellbrook Way, Girton, has also been charged with criminal damage and has been released on bail to appear before Cambridge magistrates on November 5.
Cameron Wallace-Sayers, 20, of Fair Street, Cambridge, has been charged with having an article with intent to destroy or damage property. He has been released on bail to appear at Cambridge Magistrates’ Court on November 12.
Friday’s protest - part of four days of climate activism by the group - left some University of Cambridge buildings with chalk spray handprints as Extinction Rebellion continued its calls for divestment from fossil fuels.
Extinction Rebellion’s Silent Rebellion, Shoe of the Missing, Ocean March and Light the Beacons events are all taking place over the bank holiday weekend.