Two charged over Derry torch protest
Published Saturday, 28 July 2012
Two men have been arrested and charged after trouble broke out during the Olympic torch run in Londonderry.
Protestors clashed with police. (© PA)
The 27 and 38-year-olds are accused of disorderly behaviour and assaulting police at the Guildhall, where there was a protest against the relay on 4 June.
Minor scuffles took place been police and demonstrators - and the flame had to be re-routed past Guildhall Street onto Whitaker Street on its way to a party at St Columb's Park.
The accused will appear at Londonderry Magistrates Court on 22 August.