Six arrested after student protests in Brighton and Hove – videos from protests

Posted On 25 Nov 2010 at 10:14 am

Sussex Police now says that six people including five schoolchildren were arrested during the student protests in Brighton and Hove yesterday.

One was a girl of 15 suspected of assaulting a police officer.

All six have been bailed without charge while police inquiries continue.

The six who were all arrested in Brighton are as follows.

  • A 41-year-old Brighton man was arrested in Prince Albert Street for assault on police and obstructing police. He has been bailed until Friday 17 December.
  • A 15-year-old Brighton boy was arrested in Bartholomews for breach of the peace. He has been bailed until Thursday 2 December.
  • A 15-year-old Brighton boy was arrested in Carlton Hill for assault on police and obstructing police. He has been bailed until Saturday 4 December.
  • A 15-year-old Worthing girl was arrested in Madeira Drive for assault on police, obstructing police and breaching public order by causing harassment and alarm. She has been bailed until Friday 17 December.
  • A 16-year-old Burgess Hill boy was arrested in Madeira Drive for causing harassment and alarm. He has been bailed until 17 December.
  • A 16-year-old Brighton boy was arrested in Madeira Drive for breach of the peace. He has been bailed until Sunday 12 December.

Police said that the march from Dyke Road Park in Hove to Victoria Gardens in Brighton went peacefully but was followed by disturbances.

Poundland in Western Road suffered some looting and the Vodafone shop in Churchill Square was again targeted by protesters.

The demonstration, attended by about 2,500 people, was against cuts in higher education spending and proposed rises in university tuition fees.

Mark Ford filmed a live stream of protesters in North Street and Bond Street, Brighton, during protests yesterday.

Embedded video from his stream can be seen below.

  1. Valerie Paynter Reply

    I spy with my little eye the birth pangs of a new fashion-in-development: rioting.

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