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Smoke grenade charge for man attempting to enter Torquay United v Exeter City game at Plainmoor

By Jon_Bayley  |  Posted: January 16, 2013

Grandstand at Plainmoor

Grandstand at Plainmoor

A teenager from Torquay has been charged with possession of a smoke grenade after he attempted to enter Torquay United football club's stadium.

The male was stopped trying to enter Plainmoor at the Torquay United v Exeter City match last night.

The 18-year-old was arrested after he was allegedly found to be in possession of a device at about 7.50pm.

He was detained at Torquay Custody Centre before being charged with the offence under the Sporting Events Act 1985.

He was then bailed to appear before South and West Devon Magistrates Court on January 31.

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