20 arrests after Birmingham demonstrations

Police on duty in Birmingham Credit: ITV News Central

Police have made around 20 arrests after 2000 people gathered in Birmingham for an EDL rally and a counter Unite Against Fascism demonstration.

Some incidents of criminal damage and assault are still being investigated but police have said their operation was a success.

Full coverage of the day's events can be seen here.


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