Doncaster man due in court in London charged with breaching coronavirus lockdown

A Doncaster man is due to appear in court in London charged with breaching the UK’s coronavirus lockdown.

By Darren Burke
Wednesday, 19th August 2020, 8:09 am

Phillip Anthony Hartley, who also uses the name Phillip L’Estrange, will appear at Westminster Magistrates Court, one of 24 people arrested and charged over demonstrations in London during the COVID-19 lockdown.

The 37-year-old, who lives in Christ Church Road, Doncaster, was among a number of protesters arrested in London’s Hyde Park on May 16.

He has been charged with offences under the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) Regulations 2020.

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Phillip Anthony Hartley, who also uses the name Phillip L'Estrange, is due to appear in court in London.

Hartley was arrested at a demonstration where a number of protesters claimed coronavirus was fake and that 5G mobile phone masts were responsible for the virus.

Piers Corbyn, the brother of former Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has also been charged with breaching Covid-19 regulations at the same demonstration and will appear in court on August 20.