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Violent Riot Ravages Tottenham After Shooting

Posted By admin On August 7, 2011 @ 6:03 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled

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Aug 7, 2011

Petrol bombs were thrown, shops looted and eight officers hurt during riots in Tottenham – prompting criticism of the police from the area’s MP.

David Lammy said officers should have stepped in earlier to combat “small initial skirmishes” in the disturbance – which followed a protest over the fatal shooting of a man by police.

The area at the centre of the disorder has now been sealed off in Tottenham High Road, where a crowd of around 300 had set fire to buildings, bins and vehicles.

Eight of 26 police officers hurt were taken to hospital – with at least one suffering head injuries – after violence that lasted from late on Saturday night into Sunday morning.

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