Man on riot constable attack charge

Published Tuesday, 29 January 2013
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A man has been charged with assaulting police officers during disorder in east Belfast.

Man on riot constable attack charge
Police came under attack in east Belfast. (© UTV)

The 20-year-old was arrested on Tuesday in connection with trouble in the Albertbridge Road area on 12 January, after a flag protest.

He is charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm on a constable, two further attacks on police, riotous behaviour, possession of an offensive weapon, obstruction of a road and criminal damage, to appear before Belfast Magistrates' Court on Wednesday.

The charges will be reviewed by the Public Prosecution Service, in line with normal procedure.

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