19 arrested following protest march

19 people have been arrested during a protest march in Brighton at the weekend. Despite this, Sussex police say the nationalist action on the seafront passed peacefully.

  • A 45-year-old man from Brighton arrested suspicion of theft and Section 5 Public Order Offence (S5 POA)
  • A 27-year-old man from Brighton arrested suspicion of possession of offensive weapon. Released no further action
  • A 45-year-old man from Dartford arrested suspicion of possession of offensive weapon
  • A 31-year-old man London arrested suspicion of ABH and affray
  • A 62-year-old man from London arrested suspicion of affray
  • A 23-year-old woman, no address given, arrested suspicion of affray
  • A 20-year-old man from Brighton arrested suspicion of S4 POA
  • A 29-year-old man, no address given, arrested suspicion of affray
  • A 19-year-old man from Cardiff arrested suspicion of a S5 POA
  • A 22-year-old man from Southampton arrested suspicion of affray
  • A 33-year-old man from Portslade arrested suspicion of breach of the peace
  • An 18-year-old man from Brighton arrested suspicion of S4 POA

  • A 35-year-old man from Hove arrested suspicion of affray and common assault

  • A 25-year-old man from Brighton arrested suspicion of S5 POA

  • A 44-year-old man from Crowborough arrested suspicion of affray and assaulting a police officer

  • A 45-year-old man from Hove arrested suspicion of affray.

  • A 25-year-old man, no address given, arrested suspicion of ABH.

  • A 22-year-old man, no address give, arrested suspicion of ABH and affray.

One man remains in custody arrested on suspicion of obstructing the highway.

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Arrests after right wing march

19 people have been arrested during a protest march in Brighton by the English Defence League. Despite this police have said the demonstration on the seafront passed peacefully.