Witness: I just heard screams of 'help, help, help'

Asked by Richard Whittam QC, for the prosecution, what the officer was doing during the attack, Mr Brown said: "What I saw, he was trying to curl up into a ball, I suppose to protect himself somehow.

"Did he say anything?" Mr Whittam asked.

"I just heard heard screams of 'help, help, help'."

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PC Blakelock murder trial latest

The trial of the man charged with the murder of PC Keith Blakelock during the Broadwater Farm riots in 1985 is underway at the Old Bailey. The man charged, Nicholas Conrad Jacobs, denies a single count of murder.