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Nicky Jacobs: 'I didn't kill PC Blakelock'

16 April 2014 Last updated at 22:06 BST

The man cleared of killing PC Keith Blakelock during riots in London in 1985 has spoken for the first time since his acquittal.

Nicky Jacobs, who was 16 at the time, was accused of being one of the rioters who repeatedly stabbed the police officer to death at disturbances on the Broadwater Farm Estate in Tottenham, north London, on the night of 6 October 1985.

45-year-old Jacobs denied murdering the officer and spoke exclusively to Kurt Barling for BBC Newsnight.

See the interview in full on Newsnight on Wednesday 16 April 2014 at 2230 on BBC Two.

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