Arrests after demonstration in Newcastle

21 Mar 2015 17:08 PM

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This afternoon (Saturday, March 21) a group called National Action held an event at Newcastle Quayside. Approximately 100 people turned up for the demonstration that lasted two hours.

Approximately 70 people held a counter demonstration, also on the Quayside.

Both demonstrations passed without any significant disruption. However, a number of arrests were made for public order offences including offences relating to inciting racial hatred after two flags were burned during the event.

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