A woman and two men have been charged following a protest on the roof of a factory.

Officers were called just before 7am to the site of Leonardo UK’s Southampton factory in Millbrook on Thursday.

Three people have since been charged following the incident.

Jan McLachlan, 68, of Norwich Road in Norwich, Gireppanavar Satheeschchandra, 44, and Adil Mian, 28, of Hills Road in Cambridge have been charged with criminal damage.

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All three are due to appear at Southampton Magistrates’ Court today.

Officers attended with colleagues from other emergency services to monitor the situation and ensure the safety of those involved.

Damage was caused to the roof of the building during the protest activity.

No-one was injured.