Teenage girl, 13, is arrested over attack on policeman

Mail Online | 6/26/2014 | Faith Ridler For Mailonline
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A 13-year-old girl has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting a police officer at a pro-Brexit 'yellow vest' protest in London today.

Around 100 demonstrators stopped traffic and set off smoke bombs outside Downing Street as they marched through the capital during the protest.

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The teenager was one of four detained after protests on Westminster Bridge, near Parliament, at around 11am. Three men were also arrested on suspicion of public order offences, Metropolitan Police confirmed.

The demonstration was one of several held across the UK as supporters called for a no-deal Brexit and declared the prime minister a 'traitor', the Telegraph reported.

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Smoke bombs were set off outside Downing Street and around protesters stood in front of cars to stop traffic on Westminster Bridge.

Demonstrators in hi-vis jackets also marched down Whitehall towards Trafalgar Square and dramatically clashed with police officers.

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Traffic delays were reported in the area as social media footage showed protesters sitting in the road.

Transport for London said: 'The crowd has formed up in the Parliament Square / Whitehall area and are intermittently causing traffic holds.

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'We have very little details on the demonstration but expect further traffic holds and delays in the Westminster area.'

One clip from the protest shows a young girl shouting 'get off of me' and screaming as police officers moved her as they attempted to control the march.

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Moments later in the footage, three officers push a man against a bus and appear to detain him while ordering others to 'stay back'.

James Goddard, who is believed to have organised the protest, was photographed approaching a police officer on Whitehall.

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Protests were also reported in Manchester, where demonstrators were pictured 'blockading' a Greggs bakery.

Mike Stuchbury wrote on Twitter: 'The f***wits that like to call you a 'snowflake' are blockading a Gregg's in Manchester for selling vegan sausage rolls.

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