A 17 year old will appear at Medway Youth Court later today, charged with common assault, assaulting a police officer and a public order offence after the Olympic Torch relay was disrupted on it's journey through Kent yesterday. It happened on the route along Rochester Road in Gravesend.
A 17-year-old man has been arrested for trying to grab the Olympic flame as it passed through Gravesend.
The Olympic torch received a rapturous response in Maidstone this morning as it was taken by rowing boat along the River Medway.
Pictures from the route as the torch winds its way through Kent, starting at Deal this morning, onto Ramsgate then Canterbury and Maidstone.