Riot police move in as missiles thrown at Whitehall protest

Bottles and beer cans are now being thrown by rival EDL and anti-fascist protesters facing off in Whitehall, ITV News reporter Ben Chapman says.

Police in riot gear are now moving into the area between the two groups.

Police in riot gear move in to an area between EDL and anti-fascist protesters in Whitehall, central London. Credit: Ben Chapman

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