Monday 19 February 2018

Man charged over Facebook messages

Tom Pugh

A 27-year-old man has been charged with posting messages on Facebook allegedly inciting criminal damage and burglary.

Nathan Sinden was arrested yesterday by officers investigating reports that posts had been made on the social media site encouraging public disorder.

Sussex Police said today that he has been charged with "intentionally encouraging/assisting the commission of an either way offence, namely burglary and criminal damage".

Sinden, of Blackman Avenue, St Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex, will appear at Hastings Magistrates' Court later today.

An 18-year-old man, also from St Leonards, who was arrested on suspicion of making threats to kill, has been freed on police bail until August 22.

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