Riot police in Croydon on 9 August 2011
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UK riots: Police numbers boosted to 16,000

More than 600 people have been arrested since the violence broke out in North London on Saturday.

In London all police cells are now full but there has been sharp criticism of the police by many residents who say officers have not done enough to stop the riots spreading.

June Kelly reports.

  • 09 Aug 2011
  • From the section UK