Charges over Newtownabbey protest

Charges over Newtownabbey protest

A man has been charged following a protest in Newtownabbey, Co Antrim.

The 31-year-old was detained on Saturday night.

He has been charged with resisting police, riot, assault on police and possession of a class B drug.

He is due to appear at Belfast Magistrates' Court on Monday.

Meanwhile, police said they dealt with disorder in the area on Sunday night.

A PSNI spokesperson said the O'Neill Road and Station Road were closed to traffic for a time. They have now re-opened.

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