Berkshire

Newbury man accused of 'inciting riots' on Facebook

A Newbury man has been charged using a social networking website to incite people to commit disorder.

Gary Cunningham, 19, is alleged to have posted comments on Facebook encouraging people to start riots in Newbury town centre, Berkshire.

Mr Cunningham, of Church Street, Hungerford, was charged under the Malicious Communications Act over comments posted on 9 August.

He was bailed to appear before West Berkshire magistrates on 6 September.

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