Officers tackle teenager as he tries to grab the Olympic torch in Gravesend, Kent
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Olympic torch grab attempt in Kent

A teenager has tried to grab the Olympic torch as the relay passed through Gravesend in Kent on Friday.

The youth leapt from the crowd at runner Anna Skora, but was restrained immediately by Metropolitan Police in the torch security team.

The 17-year-old was arrested by Kent Police shortly afterwards.

  • 20 Jul 2012