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Army cadet poppy seller threat: Derbyshire man charged

Co-op in Belper Image copyright Google
Image caption The Army cadet was selling poppies outside Co-op in Strutt Street, Belper

A man who allegedly threatened a 13-year-old poppy seller has been charged.

The Army cadet was selling poppies for the Royal British Legion outside a supermarket in Belper, Derbyshire, when Adelso Saws allegedly made threats.

Police have charged the 34-year-old of Kilburn, Derbyshire, with using threatening, abusive, insulting words or behaviour with intent to cause fear of or provoking violence.

He was due to appear at Chesterfield Magistrates' Court.

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