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Man charged over alleged comments on Lee Rigby Facebook memorial

A 25-year-old man has been charged in connection with alleged hatecrime comments on social networking site Facebook.

Police in Inverness have been investigating reports of an inflammatory remark on a memorial page for murdered soldier Lee Rigby.

Police Scotland said a man had been detained and was expected to appear at Inverness Sheriff Court on Monday.

Drummer Rigby was attacked near his barracks in Woolwich on 22 May.

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