Mob attacks officers over litter
Police in the Croydon area where two officers were attacked by a mob
Two police officers were attacked by a mob in south London after they asked a 15-year-old girl to pick up her litter.
One officer was dragged to the ground and kicked while the other was bitten by a girl who jumped on his back.
Up to 30 people took part in the attack, which happened in North End, Croydon, on Wednesday afternoon.
Trouble flared when the 15-year-old threw her food wrapper back on to the ground and became aggressive. The two officers are currently on sick leave.
One eyewitness said he saw two police officers struggling with a girl before a group of youths joined in and began pushing and shoving the officers.
It was disgusting the way they treated the police
Eyewitness Lawen Karim
Lawen Karim, 19, said: "The girl got violent her friends got really violent.
"The police - there were only two of them - they were really outnumbered and all these yobs were just pushing them out of the way.
"I didn't see any punch being thrown but it was disgusting the way they treated the police."
A girl who was arrested at the scene on suspicion of assault has been released on bail.
NWN :So our fragile nation is being held together with the notion that blacks may not riot ?
Bloody hell, a piece of paper was thrown on the floor, and about 100 blacks decided to riot against the Police ?
What price stability in the UK ?