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He got 18 months suspended at Leicester crown court after admitting affray and criminal damage. The Sun (2016)The marines all deny murder and affray. The Sun (2010)He and eight other men were sentenced after admitting affray. The Sun (2013)Two others also admitted affray charges. The Sun (2014)He is also charged with affray. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He denies one charge of affray. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They were instead charged with affray and causing actual bodily harm, but were acquitted. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He admitted affray, criminal damage and dangerous driving. The Sun (2014)Both admitted affray - and were jailed for nine months. The Sun (2009)Two other men deny affray. The Sun (2013)Another man had admitted affray. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Despite being arrested on charges from affray to possessing a knife, he has yet to see the inside of a prison. The Sun (2008)A woman was charged with affray. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But he was shocked to find himself charged with affray - along with Force. The Sun (2010)Both earlier admitted affray over the December 27 attack. The Sun (2013)A charge of affray, therefore, could have been put. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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