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19793 - Arrests at English Defence League demonstrations

Arrests at English Defence League demonstrations from January 2009 to date. We released the following  information on 12 September 2011.   …

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Arrests at English Defence League demonstrations from January 2009 to date.
We released the following  information on 12 September 2011.

 

Since January 2009, 174 arrests have been made at EDL demonstrations. Broken down by demonstration, the number of arrests made were - 

Venue                        Date                                    Arrests

Dudley                       17 August 2010                         21
Bradford                    28 August 2010                         18
Leicester                    9 October 2010                         17
Nuneaton              27 November 2010                         20
Preston                 27 November 2010                         19
Peterborough        11 December 2010                         12
Luton                       5 February 2011                         11
Rochdale                      5 March 2011                         34
Blackburn                        2 April 2011                        12
Blackpool                       28 May 2011                         10

Total                                                                       174

Please note these figures are for EDL’s large scale demonstrations and may have been updated by the relevant police forces since the demonstrations took place. If you require the most current figures and a breakdown of how many arrests were made during and after the demonstrations, you may wish to contact the relevant police forces.