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Nottingham: less looting, but five police stations were attacked

Nottingham Riot
The disorder in Nottingham featured less looting than in other cities – instead, the city's riots were characterised by violence against police and their property, with five police stations attacked or firebombed. Trouble began to flare just before midnight on Monday 8 August when a group of 30 youths threw missiles at a police car in the deprived inner-city St Ann's estate and vandalised a police station. At around midnight, one 17-year-old girl in St

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