Prince of Wales targeted in Newcastle bottle attack

Title
Prince of Wales targeted in Newcastle bottle attack
Genre
News report; Speech
TX Date
31 May 1978
Year of production
1978
Play audio
To listen to the audio files, please log in.
Duration
00:01:35
Description
A royal visit by the Prince of Wales to Newcastle turned into an attack as a local man threw a bottle at the Prince’s slow-moving car. The bottle shattered the window and the man was apprehended by the police. The Prince was unhurt in the attack. Includes excerpt from speech by Prince Charles, Prince of Wales. David Vear(?) reports.
Contributors
Prince Charles; Prince of Wales; David Vear(?)
Keywords
Crime; Violence; Royal visits; Policing practice; Royal family; Royalty; Newcastle upon Tyne

Record Stats

This record has been viewed 461 times.