Car set alight in the Midlands
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Shops and cars torched in Salford and Manchester

Crowds of youths have set fire to buildings and cars in Manchester and Salford.

One crowd marched into Salford's main shopping centre and began smashing shop windows and stealing alcohol.

A separate crowd in Manchester's Market Street has set fire to a Miss Selfridge shop.

A BBC radio car has also been set on fire in Salford and a TV cameramen has been attacked.

Claire Marshall reports as the violence spreads in the West Midlands.

  • 09 Aug 2011
  • From the section UK
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