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Manchester attack: Belfast teen charged over comment on social media

By Cate McCurry

A teenager from Northern Ireland has been charged over comments he allegedly posted on social media about the Manchester bombing.

Kevin O'Neill (19) was arrested on Tuesday evening in Belfast under the Malicious Communications Act, a police spokeswoman said.

The teen, from north Belfast, has been charged with the improper use of a public electronic communications network.

He is expected to appear before Belfast Magistrates Court on Monday, June 19.

All charges will be reviewed by the Public Prosecution Service.

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