TEEN BOY TO FACE COURT OVER NORTH BELFAST RIOTING

Yourths attacking a PSNI landrover during rioting in north Belfast

A TEENAGE boy is to face a court next month in relation to serious rioting in north Belfast.

Bricks, bottles and other missiles were hurled at riot police in the Carlisle Circus, Clifton Street and Antrim Road areas of the city on Sunday, September 2.

Trouble broke out after a loyalist crowd gathered to protest at a march organised by the Henry Joy McCracken Republican Flute Band.

The 14-year-old boy has been charged with riotous assembly.

He is expected to appear before Belfast Youth Court on Friday 16 November.

A 26-year-old man has been charged with riotous assembly in relation to the disorder.

He was also charged with possession of a class B controlled drug. That offence occurred on Tuesday.

He is expected to appear before Belfast Magistrates Court on Monday 19 November

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