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Flag Protest

Three people charged following loyalist flag protest

All three are accused of disorderly behaviour and assault on police, with one also charged with ‘doing a provocative act’.

THREE PEOPLE HAVE been charged with public order offences following a loyalist flag protest in Belfast yesterday.

Two men aged 48 and 47 and a 21-year-old woman were been charged following the protest outside the Seaview football ground in Belfast.

All three are accused of disorderly behaviour and assault on police, while the 47-year-old man is additionally charged with ‘doing a provocative act’.

All three were released on police bail to appear at Belfast Magistrates’ Court on March 13.

Related: Timeline: How the flags drama unfolded in Northern Ireland>

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