Belfast Telegraph

Thursday 25 December 2014

Seven teenagers face riot charges

Police take to the streets during last summer's London riots
Police take to the streets during last summer's London riots

Seven people have been charged with offences related to rioting which sparked widespread looting and violence across England last summer.

The seven - all teenagers - were arrested in a series of dawn raids in London by Metropolitan Police.

Leanne Mills, 19, of Lansdowne Road, Tottenham, is charged with burglary.

Eighteen-year-old Shaun O'Neil, of Griffin Road, Tottenham, is charged with robbery and violent disorder.

Dean Suragh, 19, of Kitchener Road, Tottenham, is charged with burglary.

A 17-year-old, from Palmers Green, is charged with violent disorder. Another 17-year-old from Stoke Newington is charged with burglary and violent disorder, while a third 17-year-old, from Chingford, is charged with two counts of burglary and one of violent disorder.

A 15-year-old student from Hornsey has also been charged with burglary and violent disorder.

The offences allegedly took place in Tottenham High Road from August 6 to 7 last year.

All seven will now appear at Highbury Corner Magistrates' Court. Ms Mills was bailed to appear on June 13, while the other six will appear today.

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