Hundreds of rioters in Tottenham, London set fire to police cars, a bus, and a shop amid widespread looting

Riots in north London have occurred following a protest over the fatal shooting of a man by armed officers. An estimated 300 rioters set fire to police cars, a double-decker bus, and a shop amid widespread looting outside the police station on the High Road in Tottenham. Riot squad officers and mounted police attempted to regain control of the streets.

Travellers in London should avoid the north London Tottenham area due to the risk of violence from rioting. Travellers should always avoid political gatherings and protests as they can become violent with little warning.

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