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Six charged over animal extremism

Lab worker at Huntingdon Life Sciences
The charges relate to Huntingdon Life Sciences

Six people have been charged in connection with animal rights extremism, after an operation involving police from five forces.

Two men and four women face charges of conspiracy to blackmail Huntingdon Life Sciences and will appear in court in Aldershot, Hampshire, on 27 March.

Three are from Littlehampton, West Sussex, two from Newquay, Cornwall and one from Surrey.

The forces involved were Kent, Sussex, Surrey, Thames Valley and Hampshire.

Those charged were Thomas Harris, 24, Nicola Tapping, 26, and 51-year-old Sarah Whitehead - all from Littlehampton.

Jason Mullan, 29 and Nicole Vosper, 20, from Newquay were also charged, with Janet Lawrence, 53, from Sunbury on Thames, Surrey.




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