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Man charged over suspected plot to disrupt London Stock Exchange

Sean Middleborough, 31, of Woodlee Road, Liverpool, will appear at Wirral Magistrates’ Court (AFP via Getty Images)
Sean Middleborough, 31, of Woodlee Road, Liverpool, will appear at Wirral Magistrates’ Court (AFP via Getty Images)

A man has been charged after an alleged plot to disrupt the London Stock Exchange and cause “huge economic damage” was revealed.

Sean Middleborough, 31, of Woodlee Road, Liverpool, will appear at Wirral Magistrates’ Court on Monday charged with conspiracy to cause a public nuisance.

The Metropolitan Police said five other people arrested on Sunday – three women and two men – have been bailed pending further inquiries.

In addition to Sean Middleborough, a 29-year-old woman was arrested in Albert Road, Brent, and a 23-year-old man was arrested in Voss Street, Tower Hamlets.

Two women, aged 28 and 26, were arrested in Liverpool and a 27-year-old man was also arrested in Brighton.