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Whitehall protest – appeal to identify five men

Police officers were injured when scaffolding, glass bottles and street furniture was thrown during ‘serious disorder’

27 July, 2018

Males one, two and three that police are attempting to identify

HAVE you seen five men who joined the “Free Tommy Robinson” dem­onstration on June 9?

Police have renewed an appeal for help to identify the five following “serious disorder” in Whitehall that injured 21 officers.

Detective Constable Jonny Wise, from the Met’s public order investigations team, said: “During this demonstration violent disorder broke out on the streets of central London. Scaffolding, glass bottles and items of street furniture were thrown at police officers and 21 officers sustained injuries.

Males four and five

“Serious disruption was caused to members of the public, local businesses and the local communities. Vehicles and buildings were damaged and those responsible need to be held accountable for their actions.

“We are grateful to the public for their help so far in identifying individuals we would like to speak to in connection with this disorder.”

Anyone with information should contact the public order investigations team on 020 8246 0076. Alternatively Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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