Riots led to over 3,000 offences
21 August 2011, 12:37
The riots in London led to over 3,000 recorded offences.
Scotland Yard said the crime statistics included 1,101 offences of burglary in non-residential buildings, 95 cases of handling stolen goods and 48 reports of serious wounding.
A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: "There were 3,296 reported total notifiable offences linked to the disorder that occurred across London between 6 and 9 August."