A man who was cleared of murdering PC Keith Blakelock in 1985 is expected to be released from prison today.
Nicky Jacobs' supporters said he was kept in Belmarsh jail last night as the administrative offices had closed.
He was found not guilty yesterday of stabbing PC Blakelock to death during the Tottenham riots nearly 30 years ago.
The officer was attacked by an armed mob after his unit was deployed to protect firefighters tackling a blaze on the Broadwater Farm estate in north London on the night of October 6 1985.
Mr Jacobs, who was 16 at the time, was the seventh person to be charged with the officer's murder but no-one has been brought to justice for the killing.
More top news
Even if you're having a tough day in the office, it's unlikely to be as difficult as the one facing the director of the US Secret Service.
The first behind-the-scenes photographs of George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin's Venice wedding have been published in a celebrity magazine.
The US Secret Service chief faces questions from politicians today over the latest in a series of worrying White House security breaches.