Scores of farmers and hauliers, demonstrating against the cost of fuel watched in shock as a clearly shaken and yolk-covered Mr Prescott, was escorted by police escort employment and aides into the theatre, while Mr Evans was handcuffed and taken to Rhyl police station.
The altercation became the most talked-about event of the campaign and distracted attention away from Labours manifesto launch.
In 2010, Prescott returned to the notorious spot with his sense of humour intact this time with the theme tune from Rocky played over loud speakers as he chanted the name of local MP Chris Ruane and cried: This is John Prescott, back in Rhyl.His own father said his son was passionate in his beliefs.And posing for pictures wearing a boxing glove and holding a chocolate egg, Mr Prescott added: Wheres the Tories, bring.The setting was Vale Road just down the coast from Prestatyn where the political heavyweight hails.He said: This has been a very hard winter.
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In recent weeks, he reportedly showed sympathy towards music mogul, Simon Cowell who was egged by a violinist during Flintshire brothers Richard and Adam Johnsons performance at the final of Britains Got Talent last month.
Evans girlfriend had told the Daily Post: "Craig is a placid lad who has never been in trouble but he did throw the egg.
As part of their inquires, detectives travelled to interview Mr Prescott in his Humberside constituency a few days after he was involved in the exchange of blows.Having just stepped off his Battlebus nicknamed the Prescott Express the scuffle was overlayed with the blaring sound of the Labour campaign tune, Lifted coming from the speakers.IT WAS 12 years ago when Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott threw a punch at a man who pelted him with eggs during a visit to Rhyl.It was then that 29-year-old Craig Evans, a farm labourer from Llandyrnog, near Denbigh, seized his opportunity, throwing an egg as he passed and scoring an unforgettable bullseye.And I am angry at the lack of support for farmers and farm workers.