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Kingston man charged over Woking Hobbycraft police incident; Jake Bartley, 24, of Douglas Road, Kingston has been charged with common assault and causing a public nuisance.

Byline: Christopher McKeon

A man from Kingston has been charged with two offences after a police incident caused Hobbycraft inWokingto be cordoned off.

Jake Bartley, 24, of Douglas Road handed himself in to police on Tuesday evening (May 29).

He was subsequently arrested and charged with common assault and causing a public nuisance in connection with the incident on April 10.

The incident prompted a huge emergency services response and the Lion Retail Park in Oriental Road was cordoned off for almost two hours.

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Officers from Surrey Police, the South East Coast Ambulance Service and Surrey Fire and Rescue all attended the scene.

The Hobbycraft store then remained shut for a further time after the police cordon was removed.

Bartley will appear atGuildford Magistrates' Courton June 19 for a preliminary hearing.

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Publication:Get Surrey (Surrey, England)
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Date:May 30, 2018
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