EDL leader Stephen Lennon faces Blackburn assault charge
- 15 June 2011
- From the section Lancashire
The founder of the English Defence League (EDL) has been charged with assault following an altercation at a rally in Lancashire.
Stephen Lennon, also known as Tommy Robinson, was arrested in connection with a brawl at the EDL demonstration in Blackburn on 2 April.
On Wednesday, he was charged with one count of common assault.
Mr Lennon, 28, of Layham Drive, Luton, is due to appear at Blackburn Magistrates' Court on 24 June.