Northern Ireland

Teenage boy, 17, charged with possessing flare at football match

A flare was let off at the Irish Premiership game between Linfield and Glentoran on Saturday afternoon Image copyright Pacemaker
Image caption A flare was let off during the Irish Premiership game between Linfield and Glentoran on Saturday afternoon

A 17-year-old youth has been charged with possessing a flare at a football match in Belfast.

He was arrested at Windsor Park on Saturday afternoon.

A flare was let off at the Irish Premiership game between Linfield and Glentoran. A 19-year-old man who was also arrested has been released without charge.

The 17-year-old boy is due to appear at Belfast Youth Court on 6 April.