Police are monitoring 100 people protesting outside the Bullring in Birmingham.
People started gathering at around 3.00pm today, police say the motive for the protest is not yet known.
No crimes have been reported though police say say some shops and businesses have closed.
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Occasional rain interspersed with drier periods. Rather warm.
Some rain tonight but largely dry.
Police are concerned for the welfare of Samantha Baldwin and her children, nine-year-old Louis Madge and six-year-old Dylan Madge