Police seek 10 people after 20 officers injured at Free Tommy Robinson protest

13 November 2019, 12:39

The 10 people the police wish to speak to
The 10 people the police wish to speak to. Picture: Met Police
EJ Ward

By EJ Ward

Police investigating disorder at a 'Free Tommy Robinson protest in London are appealing for help identifying 10 people.

Scotland Yard said more than 20 officers were injured after Scaffolding, barriers and glass bottles were thrown at police in June 2018 at a 'Free Tommy Robinson' demonstration in Whitehall.

The Met launches a special operation to investigate the violence which saw officers from the force's Public Order crime team comb video footage and CCTV attempting to identify individuals they wished to speak to.

Detectives from Operation Augusta have released new images of individuals officers are keen to identify as part of the investigation.

Three of the men the Met want to speak to
Three of the men the Met want to speak to. Picture: Met Police
Do you know these men?
Do you know these men? Picture: PA
Three men and one woman being hunted for by police
Three men and one woman being hunted for by police. Picture: Met Police

Detective Sergeant Matt Hearing, who leads the Operation Augusta team, said:

“We are extremely keen to identify these individuals, who were involved in serious disorder which resulted in a number of police officers getting injured.

"Whilst we will always facilitate lawful protest, the actions of some individuals on that day showed a total disregard for the law and it is important that all those involved are brought to justice”

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Met’s Public Order crime team on 020 8246 0076. Alternatively please contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Happening Now