To prevent further crime and disorder two containmentswere put in place in the vicinity of St Martin’s Place, Trafalgar Square and Parliament Street, Whitehall.
At this stage, 44 arrests have been made, most for public order offences.
Three officers have been taken to hospital with injuries sustained policing the protests, the injuries sustained are not believed to be life-threatening.
— #StaySafe (@TimeGoesBy2020) November 5, 2015
A man has been arrested for assaulting a police officer in connection with one of the incidents where an officer was injured (no further details at this stage). The man is in custody at central London police station.
Police were called at approximately 19:50hrs on Thursday, 5 November to reports of a police car on fire in Queen Anne’s Gate, SW1.
— Dahboo7 (@dahboo7) November 5, 2015
This was an unattended, parked police car in a side street.
This was an isolated incident with a small number of people involved, away from the main protests.
Officers and the London Fire Brigade attended. The fire was extinguished and recovery has been arranged.
— Charlotte Meredith (@chmeredith) November 5, 2015
No officers were injured.
Enquiries continue, no arrests at this stage.
Most of those taking part in the Million Mask March have remained peaceful.