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11 charged in connection with public disorder at the Epsom Derby last year

20 Apr, 2017 15:21 News

Ten teenagers and one 20-year-old man have been charged in connection with a public disorder incident at the Epsom Derby last year.

An investigation was launched under the name Operation Attic after a group of individuals were involved in the disorder outside of the ticketed enclosures after the main event on Saturday 4 June 2016.

The incident took place near an entertainment stage set up on the hill and saw a member of the public and a police officer injured after bottles were thrown in the crowd.

The following individuals have been charged in connection with the disorder and will appear at Staines Magistrates Court on 21 April 2017.

  • A 17-year-old boy from Croydon has been charged with one count of violent disorder, and one count of attempted GBH.
  • A 17-year-old boy from Caterham has been charged with one count of violent disorder.
  • Louie Jenner, 18, from Oxted was charged with one count of violent disorder and one count of attempted GBH.
  • A 17-year-old boy from Epsom has been charged with one count of violent disorder.
  • A 17-year-old boy from Epsom has been charged with one count of violent disorder.
  • Louis Lynch, 19, of Burnhams Grove in Epsom has been charged with one count of violent disorder.

The following have also been charged and are due to appear at Guildford Crown Court on 5 May.

  • A 16-year-old boy from Croydon has been charged with one count of violent disorder, one count of ABH and attempted GBH.
  • Archie Butler, 20, of Kings Road in Westerham (Kent) has been charged with one count of violent disorder.
  • A 16-year-old from Croydon has been charged with one count of violent disorder.
  • Jack Gavigan, 18, of Macquarie Quay in Eastbourne has been charged with one count of violent disorder and one count of attempted GBH.
  • A 17-year-old boy charged with one count of violent disorder pleaded guilty and is due to appear at Croydon Magistrates on 11 May 2017.
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