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Man charged after Qur'an ripped up at football match'

2014-02-08 22:02:30


The incident happened at a game between
Birmingham City and Middlesbrough

A man has been charged after pages were allegedly torn from the Koran and thrown during a football match.

Police said the incident happened on 7 December at a game between Birmingham City and Middlesbrough at St Andrews.

Mark Stephenson, 25, from Napoleon Drive, Bicton Heath, Shrewsbury, has been charged with causing racial or religiously-aggravated harassment.

He will appear at Birmingham Magistrates' Court on 28 February.

Source: bbc.co.uk

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