Nigel Farage hit by milkshake during campaign walkabout

Nigel Farage has been doused in milkshake during a campaign walkabout in Newcastle.

The Brexit Party leader became the latest victim of a protest which has seen other European election candidates such as Ukip's Carl Benjamin and ex-English Defence League leader Tommy Robinson suffer similar attacks.

Mr Farage was led away by security as a person was dragged away by a Police Community Support Officer and was later seen in handcuffs.

The politician had just given a short speech at the city's Monument as part of a tour of the country ahead of polling day on Thursday.

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Nigel Farage during his Brexit Party's first press conference of the European Election campaign in central London.
Nigel Farage during his Brexit Party's first press conference of the European Election campaign in central London.
Nigel Farage (left) and Richard Tice during the Brexit Party's first press conference of the European Election campaign in central London.
Nigel Farage handouts during the Brexit Party's first press conference of the European Election campaign in central London.
Nigel Farage (centre) and Richard Tice (right) arrive for the Brexit Party's first press conference of the European Election campaign in central London.
A supporter holds his dog wrapped in a union flag at a Brexit Party rally at Mill Farm Sports Village, Wesham, Lancashire.
Nigel Farage speaks during a Brexit Party rally at Mill Farm Sports Village, Wesham, Lancashire.
Supporters at a Brexit Party rally at Mill Farm Sports Village, Wesham, Lancashire.
Ann Widdecombe speaks during a Brexit Party rally at Mill Farm Sports Village, Wesham, Lancashire.
Nigel Farage at a Brexit Party rally at Mill Farm Sports Village, Wesham, Lancashire.
Leader of the Brexit Party Nigel Farage with former Tory minister Ann Widdecombe, who has defected from the Conservatives to join the Brexit Party, in Westminster, London.
Supporters at a Brexit Party rally at Mill Farm Sports Village, Wesham, Lancashire.
Leader of the Brexit Party Nigel Farage with former Tory minister Ann Widdecombe, who has defected from the Conservatives to join the Brexit Party, in Westminster, London.
Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage with Aileen Kelly, 74, at the Moon and Starfish public house during during a walkabout and rally in Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, for his Brexit Party.
Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage with Aileen Kelly, 74, at the Moon and Starfish public house during during a walkabout and rally in Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, for his Brexit Party.
Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage arrives on an open top bus for a walkabout and rally in Clacton-on-Sea, Essex.
Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage arrives on an open top bus for a walkabout and rally in Clacton-on-Sea, Essex.
Nigel Farage at the Moon and Starfish public house during a walkabout and rally in Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, for his Brexit Party.
Brexit party supporters await the arrival of Nigel Farage during a walkabout and rally in Clacton-on-Sea, Essex.
People attend a Brexit Party rally on the sea front at Clacton-on-Sea, Essex.
People attend a Brexit Party rally on the sea front at Clacton-on-Sea, Essex.
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Last week, police apparently ordered a McDonald's outlet near a Brexit Party campaign rally to stop selling milkshakes and ice cream, the restaurant's staff have said.

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