A protester hurled several eggs at King Charles III and Camilla in the city of York


A man has been arrested after eggs were thrown at the King and Queen Consort. The incident occurred on the second day of an official royal visit to Yorkshire. Several eggs were thrown to the royal couple. The eggs missed the King and Queen Consort. The suspect, aged 23 was arrested on suspicion of a public order offence and remained in custody. He was heard to shout “this country was built on the blood of slaves.” The protester was seen smiling for the cameras, even sticking out his tongue while being held by two police officers.King Charles has been shaking hands and swapping jokes. He was unperturbed as the police responded quickly. However, the 73-year-old appeared stunned as he stared at the several broken eggs on the ground.


Crowd members chanted “Shame on you” and “God save the king.” The King and Queen Consort had visited York to unveil a statue of Her Majesty The Queen at York Minster. Charles and Camilla then attended a reception in Doncaster in South Yorkshire with a menu including egg and watercress sandwiches. The King held an audience with the president of Nigeria at Buckingham Palace on Wednesday, hours after incident.