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Student protests: More charges over 9 December violence

A policeman covered in paint at the demonstration on 9 December
Image caption Violence broke out when some people broke away from the main rally through central London

A further five people have been charged over violence at a demonstration in London against a rise in tuition fees.

Two men and three teenagers face a charge of violent disorder over the trouble that flared on 9 December.

Colin Goff, 23, of Beckenham, south-east London, and Steven Catchpole, 19, of Isleworth, south-west London, are due before magistrates in June.

The teenagers are due before magistrates next month. Eleven people were charged on Tuesday.

Those previously charged were aged between 15 and 21 and accused of offences including violent disorder, affray and criminal damage.

On Wednesday two boys, aged 15 and 16, both received final warnings for violent disorder.

Trouble flared during the demonstration when some people broke away from the main rally.

A car carrying the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall was also targeted by a group that evening.

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