Hooded man attacking window of betting shop in Hackney
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London riots: Hackney police and shops attacked

Clashes and looting has erupted in Hackney, east London, following rioting in several areas of the city over the weekend.

The clashes apparently began after a stop and search incident.

Community activist Sharon Grant advised people to "stay off the streets" to avoid an escalation of violence.

  • 08 Aug 2011
  • From the section UK