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A man has been arrested after eggs were tossed at King Charles and Queen Consort during a visit to York. A protester was restrained by police as crowds assembled at Micklegate Bar, the traditional royal entry into the city, to welcome the couple. The 23-year-old was heard yelling this nation was built on the blood of slaves as he was restrained. The man, identified as a University of York student, was held in doubt of a public order offence and reportedly stay in the custody. Individuals in the crowd began reciting ‘God save the King’ and disgrace on you at the demonstrator.

The occurrence happened on the second day of an official royal visit to Yorkshire, during which King Charles and Queen Consort later ventured out to Doncaster. The University of York said it was “dismayed” by the pictures and would be reviewing the episode in accordance with its wrongdoing strategies. The Royal Couple were being invited by city leaders in York when a few eggs were tossed at them as the protester booed King Charles and Queen Consort. Charles kept warmly greeting dignitaries including the Lord Mayor as the eggs flew toward him, stopping momentarily to check out the broken shells on the ground. The eggs missed King Charles and Queen Consort and they were guided away. A few officials were seen restraining a man on the ground behind fencing set up for the King’s visit.

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The University Of York Student Was Arrested After Eggs Were Thrown At King Charles And Queen Consort

A 23-year-old man was reportedly arrested on Wednesday, 9th November after hurling eggs and bitterness at King Charles III and Camilla, the Queen Consort, as they strolled in the northern England city of York. The episode occurred as King Charles and his significant other were entering York through Micklegate Bar, a medieval gateway where rulers are traditionally welcomed to the city. The video footage showed a few eggs moving and crushed on the ground. None seemed to stir things up around King Charles and Queen Consort, who kept on being welcomed by local dignitaries and meeting assembled well-wishers. A few cops could be seen in the video grappling a man at a crowd barrier.

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Britain’s PA news revealed that the protester booed and yelled This nation was built on the blood of slaves as he was being arrested. Other individuals from the crowd attempted to muffle him by reciting Disgrace on you and God saves the King. North Yorkshire Police said a 23-year-old person was arrested on doubt of a public order offence and was held in custody. King Charles and Queen Consort Camilla headed out to York as a feature of a progression of engagements around the UK denoting the beginning of the new King’s rule. The pair attended a service at the city’s cathedral, York Minster, and unveiled a statue of the King’s mom, Queen Elizabeth II, who passed on in September following 70 years on the throne.

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