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UK Riots: Police set up a cinema van so shoppers can 'shop a looter1,600 arrested so far
 Part of channel(s): London Tottenham Riots 2011 (current event)

Police set up a cinema van so shoppers can 'shop a looter' as number of rioters arrested breaks 1,600

  • Magistrates sat through the night to hear shocking cases of violence and burglary
  • Accused range from 12 to 58-year-olds, from former soldiers to schoolchildren
  • Defendants accused of a swathe of shocking crimes, from ransacking casinos, to shooting at police, to stealing charity boxes
  • 83 per cent of rioters are over the age of 18, new figures reveal
  • Almost 800 people have been charged with offences and have appeared in court as some magistrates work for 30 hours straight
  • Government claims they have plenty of cell space for those arrested
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    Birmingham police have come up with a way of tracking down those who wreaked havoc on their city - by setting up a 'cinema van' so shoppers can identify the brawling looters.
    The vehicle has a large scree

    Added: Aug-12-2011 Occurred On: Aug-12-2011
    By: 24038462
    World News, Other News, Politics
    Tags: london, riots, uk
    Location: United Kingdom (UK/GB) (load item map)
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