Man charged over St Helens police station rooftop protest

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A man has been charged in connection with the rooftop protest at St Helens police station which brought parts of the town centre to a standstill.

Christopher Gary Lee Griffiths, aged 28, from Morgan Street, St Helens, has been charged with criminal damage to a police station, police vehicles and police cell.

He has also been charged with racially aggravated public order offences and assaulting a police officer.

Griffiths will appear before Liverpool City Magistrates Court this afternoon.