Man due in court accused of rioting in north Belfast

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A 30-year-old man has been charged with rioting in north Belfast. 

The suspect is accused of a number of other offences including throwing a petrol bomb, attempted grievous bodily harm with intent, possession of a prohibited weapon and possession of Class C controlled substance. 

It’s in connection to disorder on North Queen Street last Friday, April 9. 

The man is due to appear in Belfast Magistrates Court this morning. 

A PSNI spokesperson said: ''Detectives in Musgrave have charged a 30-year-old man with a number of offences including rioting, throwing a petrol bomb, attempted grievous bodily harm with intent, possession of a prohibited weapon and possession of Class C controlled substance

 ''He is due to appear in Belfast Magistrates Court this morning (13 April 2021).

''The following offences are in connection with disorder on North Queen Street on Friday 9 April.

 ''As is usual procedure the charge will be reviewed by the PPS.''

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