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A teenager who was part of a gang which invaded a Brierfield pub and started wrecking it, has walked free from court.

Burnley Crown Court heard the 17-year-old had been one of a group of 10 Asian males who pushed their way into The Feathers about two hours after the English Defence League had turned up in the town.

Nobody in the pub was connected with the EDL and it was relatively quiet.


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