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Police charge rioters in Hackney

Clashes and looting have 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.

Philippa Thomas reported from amongst police in Hackney as they confronted rioters on the street.

  • 08 Aug 2011
  • From the section UK
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