Man (64) charged with rioting in north Belfast last month

A 64-year-old man has been charged with riotous behaviour in connection with serious disorder in north Belfast last month.

Tuesday, 18th May 2021, 3:22 pm
Updated Tuesday, 18th May 2021, 3:57 pm

There were several nights of disorder in north and west Belfast with police reporting a number of officers injured.

The man faces charges is accused of rioting in the North Queen Street area on April 9.

He has been released on bail and is due to appear at Belfast Magistrates Court on June 15.

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A 16-year-old male has also been arrested on suspicion of throwing a petrol bomb and, on Tuesday afternoon, was still in custody.

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