176 "EDL Supporters" Released

12 November 2011, 11:24

Nearly all the people arrested near the Cenotaph on Friday have been released without charge.

Just three of the 179 people have been let out on police bail while officers look into what happened.

Police were worried about trouble starting after a remembrance service.

Trouble flared on the same day last year when the far-right group confronted Islamic protesters after members of Muslims Against Crusades (Mac) burned poppies outside the Royal Albert Hall.

But police said there were no reports of disorder between opposing groups ahead of yesterday's arrests.