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Olympic torch grab teen in court

A 17-year-old detained after attempting to grab the Olympic torch as it was carried through Gravesend appeared in court today.

He pleaded guilty to a public order offence as well as assaulting torchbearer Anna Skora and a police officer.

The court heard the attempted grab was a prank which had gone too far.

The youth who can not be named for legal reasons received a four month referral order and was ordered to pay £100 in compensation to each victim, and £85 in costs.



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