Fragments Chapter 10 Page 14

rioters take the police by surprise and crash into the front row of reinforced plastic shields. The video feed shakes violently as the camera man runs for cover with the reporter. They regain a viewpoint in an elevated position to record the ensuing battle below.

Lucy: This is actually the first time I’ve witnessed this in the UK but the rioters have actually charged the police lines and are attempting to break through. There are about as many rioters as police right now and… they look extremely angry… whatever their grievance with the government, or as we saw in 2011 with the police themselves, this looks overly aggressive and excessively violent… they… one second… the police appear to have captured one of the rioters and dragged him behind the police