Kill the Bill protest: Nine more people charged by Avon and Somerset Police

They will appear at Bristol Magistrates’ Court next week

<p>The Kill the Bill protest in Bristol - 82 arrests have so far been made in connection with violence</p>

The Kill the Bill protest in Bristol - 82 arrests have so far been made in connection with violence

Eight more people have been charged by Avon and Somerset Police as part of the force’s investigation into violence at the Kill the Bill protests in Bristol in March.

They are aged between 19 and 31 and are from Bristol, Somerset and Wales.

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They will appear before Bristol Magistrates’ Court on November 2.

They are Joseph Foster, 31, of Hartcliffe, Bristol, William Houlton, 19, of Compton Martin, Callum Middleton, 30, of Swansea, Michael Truesdale, 27, of no fixed address, Joseph Parry, 21, of Llanelli, Andrew Cripps, 31, of Montpelier, Bristol, Tyler Overall, 26, of Filton, South Gloucestershire and Ailsa Ruah, 21, of Montpelier, Bristol.

A ninth person has also been charged with aggravated arson and theft of a police helmet.

Alex Papadopoulos, 27, of Glastonbury, is also due to appear at Bristol Magistrates’ Court next Tuesday.

The police force’s investigation has so far resulted in 82 arrests being made, of which 42 people have now been charged.

Two people have been given conditional cautions while no further action will be taken against 25 of those arrested due to insufficient evidence.