Man, 21, charged with assault of MLA Gerry Kelly

Gerry Kelly MLA, of Sinn Fein
Gerry Kelly MLA, of Sinn Fein

A 21-year-old man has been charged with the assault of senior Sinn Féin politician Gerry Kelly.

A spokesperson for the PSNI said: “A 21-year-old man has been charged with common assault and criminal damage. He is due to appear at Belfast Magistrates Court on the morning of Friday 13 January.

“As is normal procedure, all charges are reviewed by the PPS.”