A UKIP bus was slapped with a parking ticket and had a milkshake thrown over it during a party rally.
The coach, which had been left unattended on a yellow line next to Plymouth’s Messenger statue, was parked illegally during the city centre party rally featuring controversial candidate Carl Benjamin.
A parking ticket as left on the bus before a milkshake was thrown over its side in a move that echoes the drinks thrown over controversial MEP candidate Tommy Robinson earlier this month.
And interestingly for a party committed to leaving Europe, the coach was a continental left-hand drive, Plymouth Live reports.
The would-be MEP Mr Benjamin was talking to around 150 supporters in the city this afternoon.
He did not arrive on the coach – which pictured the smiling face of UKIP leader Gerard Batten.
The vehicle was left next to the statue at around 11.30am in a space usually used to drop off theatre-goers.
But by 2pm it had a yellow fixed penalty charge notice pinned to its windscreen.
And by 3pm someone had apparently thrown a milkshake over its side, targeting the photo of Batten.
Mr Benjamin, who is currently under police investigation after comments he made about Labour politician Jess Phillips, debated with opponents in a largely peaceful rally.
A handful of noisy protesters, some waving placards or sounding horns, were outnumbered by Mr Benjamin's supporters and curious onlookers.
There was no repeat of the trouble which marred Mr Benjamin’s so-called Anti-Fascist Parade in Truro yesterday.
One protester tried to throw a milkshake at the YouTuber-turned-politician and someone else aimed kippers at him, it was claimed.
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