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PSNI investigate Lisburn riot

Published 09/08/2008

The PSNI is investigating a riot during which officers were attacked by a crowd in Lisburn overnight.

The incident happened in the Glebewalk area shortly before 1am this morning.

Up to 20 people were involved in the attack, during which a can of tear gas was stolen from police.

One person was taken to hospital with injuries but they are not thought to be life- threatening.

Two people were arrested in connection with the riot and one was later charged with assaulting police officers.

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