12 Aug '11, 8am

London police say 1,051 arrested over riots

London police say 1,051 arrested over riots

British police say they have arrested 1,051 people in London over the country's deadly riots, and 591 have been charged. -- PHOTO: REUTERS LONDON (AP) - British police say they have arrested 1,051 people in London over the country's deadly riots, and 591 have been charged. More than 1,500 people have been arrested nationwide. Courts in London, Birmingham and Manchester stayed open through a second night and into Friday to deal with alleged offenders. Hundreds of stores were looted, buildings were set ablaze and several people died amid the mayhem that broke out on Saturday in London and spread over four nights across England.

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