A MAN and a boy have been charged after bricks and breeze blocks were thrown at motorists.

Police said makeshift missiles were thrown at vehicles from bridges over the A1(M) near Coxhoe, County Durham, in October and November.

A 21-year-old man and a 17-year-old boy, both from West Cornforth, have been charged with causing danger to road users.

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Both are due to appear in court next month (March).