Clean up operation in Walsall underway following EDL protest

A clean up operation is underway in Walsall town centre Credit: ITV Central

Police say 28 arrests were made today during the EDL protest in Walsall.

Bricks, bottles and planks of wood have been thrown at riot police. A number of people have been injured.

A clean up operation is underway in Walsall town centre.

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Walsall EDL Protest

Supporters of the English Defence League (EDL) are planning to stage a demonstration in Walsall town centre today (September 29) while groups in opposition to the EDL are due to hold an event in the town simultaneously.