Man appears in court over Pc Blakelock murder in 1985

A man appeared in court today accused of killing Pc Keith Blakelock during riots in Tottenham.

The accused, Nicolas Jacobs, was 16-years-old when Pc Blakelock was stabbed to death at Broadwater Farm nearly three decades ago.

The charge comes after an extensive re-investigation into the case by Scotland Yard.

Ruth Banks reports:

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Charge over Blakelock murder

Nicholas Jacobs, 44, has been charged with the murder of Pc Keith Blakelock, who died in the Broadwater Farm riots in 1985, the Crown Prosecution Service said today.