UK: Met puts extra police on patrol to curb spread of London disturbances - More officers to be deployed through to weekend and leave requests refused after Tuesday’s violent clashes with youths


"Scotland Yard said on Wednesday that it would put extra officers on the streets as it tried to stop a spread of disturbances that included violent clashes with youths at three events across London.

The extra officers would be deployed throughout London after the clashes on Tuesday night amid sweltering summer heat appeared to catch police by surprise."

See the article: Met puts extra police on patrol to curb spread of London disturbances - More officers to be deployed through to weekend and leave requests refused after Tuesday’s violent clashes with youths (Guardian, link)

The Metropolitan Police will be mindful of: UK-LONDON: A variety of articles discussing the outbreak of the London riots on 6th and 7th August 2011 (Statewatch database)

 

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