Police statement on Tottenham disturbance

Two police cars had parked up at Forster Road / High Road while their officers conducted traffic patrols on foot. This is about 200 yards north of Tottenham Police Station.

At approx 20.20hrs a number of bottles were thrown at these two cars – one was set alight and the second was pushed into the middle of the High Road. It was subsequently set slight.

The officers were not in the vehicles and were unhurt.

Officers from the Territorial Support Group have been deployed to disperse the crowd. They are deployed to the north and south of Tottenham Police Station in the High Road, and are subject to bottles and other missiles being thrown at them by the crowd

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