London: 22 officers injured and police cars smashed after street party in Brixton

Twenty-two officers have been injured and police cars smashed up during “significant disorder” following a street party in Brixton overnight.

Footage on social media showed a line of police retreating from crowds of people running at them with makeshift weapons on Overton Road near the Angell Town estate in Brixton on Wednesday night.

Police said they were called by concerned residents to the illegal street party but were met by a “hostile” crowd.

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Source: Sky News