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Man charged over Eccles Remembrance day fireworks incident
11 November 2019, 09:24
A man has been charged with a public order offence and for firing fireworks during a Remembrance Day parade in Eccles.
Police said Stuart Potts of Borough Road, Salford has been charged with the offences after an incident yesterday during Remembrance Day commemorations which provoked a furious response from locals taking part in the event.
Greater Manchester Police say they were called to reports of a disturbance at a pub on Church Street in Eccles where they arrested a 38-year-old man.
There were no reported injuries.
Potts will appear at Manchester and Salford Magistrates Court on Monday.
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