Belfast Telegraph

Man and woman charged with number of offences following social media posts during band parade

A 35-year-old man and a 53-year-old woman have been charged with a number of offences following social media posts made during a band parade.

Detectives in Antrim have charged the pair with offences including possession of an imitation firearm with intent to cause fear of violence, provocative conduct and electronic communications offences.

The charges relate to arrests following social media posts, believed to have been made as a band parade was taking place in Randalstown recently.

A number of imitation firearms were recovered following the search of a house at Station Road, Randalstown on Monday July 9.

Both are due to appear at Antrim Magistrates Court on Tuesday August 7.

As is normal procedure all charges are reviewed by the PPS.

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