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Torch 'snatch' moment

A 17-year-old man has been arrested for trying to grab the Olympic flame as it passed through Gravesend. Photo: ITV Meridian

Kent Police have arrested a 17-year-old man following an incident as the Olympic torch passed through Gravesend.

At around 9.55am a man apparently attempted to take the Olympic Flame from a Torchbearer in Rochester Road.

The man, who is from Gravesend, was arrested within seconds and is now in the custody of Kent Police.

No one was injured in the incident and the Torch continued on its way without disruption.

Jessica Effy's footage of the moment a man was caught trying to grab the Olympic torch as it was taken through Gravesend.

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