Activists due in court after break-in and damage at Aztec West building

Nine people will appear in court today

Nine activists are due to appear in court after an incident that saw intruders barricade themselves inside a business before causing damage in Bristol.

The building, at Aztec West near Bradley Stoke, was left covered in red paint and with smashed windows after the alleged burglary, which happened on Sunday (May 15).

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All of the nine activists are due to appear at Bristol Magistrates’ Court today (Tuesday, May 17) after being charged with burglary and criminal damage offences in connection with the incident.

Those charged are:

Stavit Sinai, 37, of Woodford Green, Waltham Forest – charged with burglary with intent to commit damage and criminal damage to property (valued at over £5,000)

Ayden Brouwers, 24, of Old Trafford, Trafford – charged with burglary with intent to commit damage and criminal damage to property (valued at over £5,000)

Paul Shortt, 49, of no fixed address – charged with aggravated burglary and criminal damage to property (valued at over £5,000)

Archie Sadler, 24, of no fixed address – charged with burglary with intent to commit damage and criminal damage to property (valued at over £5,000)

The incident happened at a building within the Aztec West business park near Bradley Stoke.

Eliza Sarson-Diment, 22, of no fixed address - charged with burglary with intent to commit damage and criminal damage property (valued at over £5,000)

Roni Barkan, 45, of no fixed address - charged with burglary with intent to commit damage and criminal damage to property (valued at over £5,000)

Finton Owens, 24, of Hackney in London - charged with burglary with intent to commit damage and criminal damage to property (valued at over £5,000)

Ciaran Gallagher, 24, of Old Trafford, Trafford - charged with burglary with intent to commit damage and criminal damage to property (valued at over £5,000)

Jarvey Georgson, 24, of Royal Wootton Bassett - charged with burglary with intent to commit damage and criminal damage to property (valued at over £5,000).