A MAN has been arrested for throwing a milkshake at Nigel Farage.

The Brexit Party leader was doused in milkshake during a campaign walkabout in Newcastle yesterday.

Northumbria Police have this morning confirmed that a man has been charged with common assault and criminal damage following the incident.
A spokesperson said: "At around 1pm, a 55-year-old man had a milkshake thrown at him in the city centre.
"A 32-year-old man was detained at the scene and arrested by police. He has now been charged with common assault and criminal damage."

It is understood the criminal damage charge relates to a microphone Mr Farage was wearing at the time.
Paul Crowther, 32, of Holeyn Road, Throckley, is due to appear before magistrates in North Tyneside on Tuesday, June 18.