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Student has emergency brain surgery after ‘being beaten around the head with police truncheon’ during protest

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Daily Mail [1]
Friday, December 10, 2010

A student was rushed to hospital for emergency brain surgery after he was allegedly hit with a police truncheon during last night’s tuition fees protest.

Alfie Meadows, 20, developed bleeding on his brain when he was hit as he tried leave the ‘kettling’ area outside Westminster Abbey, his mother said.

The Middlesex University student fell unconscious on the way to Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, where he underwent a three-hour operation to save his life.

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He was one of 44 people, including six police officer, treated in hospital after London’s most violent night of student rioting over fees.

A further 14 people, including six police, were treated by paramedics at the scene.

Alfie’s mother, Susan Meadows, 55, an English literature lecturer at Roehampton University, said her son had described the blow to his head as ‘the hugest he had ever felt’.

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[4] Student fees protest: lawyers launch legal challenge to kettling: http://www.prisonplanet.com/student-fees-protest-lawyers-launch-legal-challenge-to-kettling.html

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[7] Local Student Injured in RNC Protest: http://www.prisonplanet.com/local-student-injured-in-rnc-protest.html

[8] Donald Driver’s dad beaten by Houston police after dispute: http://www.prisonplanet.com/donald-drivers-dad-beaten-by-houston-police-after-dispute.html

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