12 Aug '11, 11am

Faces of England's rioters broadcast on big screen [Straits Times]

Faces of England's rioters broadcast on big screen [Straits Times]

Rioters who thought they had got away with looting in Britain's Birmingham were in for a surprise on Friday as police broadcast CCTV pictures of their faces on a big screen right across town. -- PHOTO: AP LONDON (AFP) - Rioters who thought they had got away with looting in Britain's Birmingham were in for a surprise on Friday as police broadcast CCTV pictures of their faces on a big screen right across town. A van carrying a six-metre square display unit broadcasting more than 50 CCTV images will travel around Birmingham for the next two days, stopping at key central locations to allow residents to get a good look at the suspects' faces. 'This is the first time a van of this type has been used to display multiple images of people wanted by the police,' said Acting Detective Inspector Mark Rushton as he launched the scheme on Thursday. 'We've already had a fantastic respons...

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