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Three charged with inciting racial hatred over university stickers

By Ian Harvey | West Bromwich | Crime | Published:

Three men - including two from West Bromwich - have been charged with inciting racial hatred after extreme right-wing material was placed on a sign at a university in Birmingham.

Chad Williams-Allen, aged 26, of Tantany Lane, West Bromwich; Dean Lloyd, 26, also of Tantany Lane, and Gary Jack, 21, of Heathland Road, Shard End, Birmingham were charged after they answered bail today after being arrested at an earlier date by West Midlands Police.

The arrests followed an investigation after a number of National Action branded stickers containing extreme right-wing material were posted at the Aston University campus in Birmingham on July 9, 2016.

All three are charged with displaying written material which is threatening, abusive or insulting by posting a number of National Action branded stickers campus intending to stir up racial hatred.

A fourth man, Paul Hickman, 37, of Norrington Road, Northfield, Birmingham, has been charged with possessing written material which is threatening, abusive or insulting.

They will appear at Birmingham Magistrates Court on October 9.

A fifth man, Alexander Deakin, 22, of Beacon Road, Great Barr, was also charged on September 11 in connection with this offence. However he appeared at Westminster Magistrates Court on September 2 and has been remanded in custody in respect of other offences.

Ian Harvey

By Ian Harvey
@IanHarvey_Star

Shropshire Star Internet Editor based at the head office in Ketley, Telford

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