Buildings were burnt property damaged by youth in London, after a man was killed by armed police in an attempted arrest, twenty-nine-year-old father-of-four Mark Duggan died August 4 after being shot by police in Tottenham, north London. (Photo by Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images) Here are some pictures from the riots.
A police officer standing at Brixton High glaring at the streets after looting broke out on August 8, 2011 in London, England. Widespread rioting and looting took place across many parts of London in the early hours of Monday morning in a reaction to earlier rioting in Tottenham in North London. Major disturbances broke out late on Saturday night in Tottenham and the surrounding area after the killing of Mark Duggan, 29 and a father-of-four, by armed police in an attempted arrest on August 4. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
Officer caught a youth who was involved in riots at Currys electrical store.
A girl who is detained by the police officers outside the Currys electrical store in Brixton on August 8, 2011 in London, England.