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Conviction following incident in which flag was burned at protest in June

News   •   Nov 04, 2020 19:29 GMT

[GUILTY]: Astrophel Sang, 19

A person has been convicted in relation to an incident in which a flag was burned at a protest in June.

Astrophel Sang, 19 (08.01.01), of Ravenhurst Street, Birmingham, pleaded guilty to one count of attempted arson at Westminster Magistrates' Court today, Wednesday, 4 November.

Sang will be sentenced at Southwark Crown Court on a date to be confirmed.

It follows an incident on the Cenotaph, Westminster, during a demonstration on Sunday, 7 June.