Facebook girl not guilty of trying to start riot in Wakefield

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A TEENAGER accused of using Facebook to encourage riots in Wakefield has had her trial stopped by a judge.

Hollie Lily Bentley, 19, appeared before Leeds Crown Court this morning to stand trial accused of creating a public event on a social networking site which was capable of encouraging or assisting in the commission of violent disorder.

But the Recorder of Leeds , Judge Peter Collier , QC, directed the jury to find her not guilty of any offence.

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