email@example.com (Tash [Alan Lodge]) | 11.08.2011 15:55 | August Riots
Tuesday 9th August 2011
Nottinghamshire Police mounted an operation across Nottingham City over the last few night.
In a statement, the police say that they had over 800 officers on duty to police the situation. A large number of PSU's were deployed and were added to by units from Lincolnshire and South Yorkshire. Mounted officers were also deployed.
Damage was done to 5 Nottingham Police Stations. and a number of city centre shops were damaged and now boarded up. On monday night, the Victoria Centre entrance and glass in shops there were also smashed.
Nottinghamshire Police issued a detail statement of events at: http://tinyurl.com/3nd2rw9
They now report 105 arrests. 60 so far have been charged. They say: "The force is actively looking to make further arrests and will continue to gather evidence to do so."
Photographer - Media: One Eye on the Road. Nottingham. UK
Member of the National Union of Journalists [NUJ]
"It is not enough to curse the darkness.
It is also necessary to light a lamp!!"
firstname.lastname@example.org (Tash [Alan Lodge])