Riot police rush to the London Eye and are bombarded with objects in shocking scenes in the capital – –

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Riot police rush to the London Eye and are bombarded with objects in shocking scenes in the capital – –


Riot police were bombarded with objects as they rushed to the London Eye earlier in the evening.
Cops encountered on patrol near Jubilee Gardens on the South Bank of central London were attacked after being approached by a large group of people around 9 p.m. today.

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Cops rushed to the South Bank after being bombarded with objectsCredit: UKNIP
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A strong police presence was mobilized to deal with the unrestCredit: UKNIP
Cops cordoned off the area around the London Eye8
Cops cordoned off the area around the London EyeCredit: UKNIP
Objects that look like pieces of concrete can be seen lying on the ground
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Objects that look like pieces of concrete can be seen lying on the groundCredit: UKNIP
Police vans as well as helicopters could be seen in the area
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Police vans as well as helicopters could be seen in the areaCredit: UKNIP
Cops try to keep order after being confronted by a large group of people
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Cops try to keep order after being confronted by a large group of peopleCredit: BackGrid
A woman has been seen talking to cops in Jubilee Gardens in central London
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A woman has been seen talking to cops in Jubilee Gardens in central LondonCredit: BackGrid
Heavy police presence could be seen near the London Eye
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Heavy police presence could be seen near the London EyeCredit: BackGrid

Riot police, some armed with protective shields, were called in along with members of the Territorial Support Group, canine units and the National Police Air Service.

One person was arrested on suspicion of violent unrest.

An s35 scatter order is now in effect, which means officers can order people to leave an area.

A Met Police spokesperson told Sun Online: ‘Shortly before 9:00 p.m. on Saturday June 12, officers on patrol in the Jubilee Gardens area near the London Eye were approached by a large group of people who started throwing things. towards them.

“Additional agents, including the Territorial Support Group, canine units and the National Police Air Service, were present.

“One person was arrested on suspicion of violent unrest.

“The agents remain in the area.

“An s35 dispersal order is in place. “

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