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Another Olympic riot arrest in Vancouver


VANCOUVER – A 12th person associated with the Feb. 12 anarchist riot has been arrested for spitting on cops.

Police officers on patrol in the 800-block of Granville Street recognized a man who they believed was involved in the rioting that occurred near Beatty and Robson in Vancouver.

“The officers, who were on the front lines that day, had seen the man allegedly assault police officers by repeatedly spitting in their faces,” police said.

Dylan Roger Thomas Harvey, 19, of Vancouver has been charged with three counts of assaulting police. He will appear in court on March 5.

Police are continuing their investigation into offences that occurred on Feb. 12 and Feb. 13 and more charges may be laid.

11 others have been charged with breach of the peace, assault, assaulting police and mischief.


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