EDL gather in Woolwich after attack

Supporters of the far-right group the English Defence League (EDL) gathered at Woolwich Arsenal train station near the scene, there were reports of bottles thrown at police.

English Defence League leader Tommy Robinson (left) with EDL supporters outside The Queens Arms pub in Woolwich. Credit: Neil Lancefield/PA Wire

Riot police with shields stood guard around the protest for a short time, before moving back into their vans.

Dozens of supporters had gathered, some wearing black balaclavas with an EDL logo on the front.