Police officers suffer ‘minor injuries’ during violent anti-Covid measures march through London

Protesters turned violent at the police, with shocking footage showing them screaming “shame on you” at officers in Westminster.

Police suffered “minor injuries” during anti-lockdown and anti-vaccination marches through central London.

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Shocking LondonWorld footage shows unmasked activists screaming “shame on you” and using an array of expletives at the police.

Some officers suffering minor injuries while escorting a police motorcyclist through Parliament Square at around 12.30pm, Scotland Yard said.

“Freedom march” protestors against vaccines, vaccine passports, lockdowns march near Victoria Station on December 18. Credit: Hollie Adams/Getty Images

A group also targeted a shop in Regent Street at 3pm, abusing customers inside and throwing eggs at the building, before police intervened.

People held placards with slogans such as “unjabbed, unmasked, unafraid”.

The number of Covid-19 cases in London has rapidly increased, with 65,525 new confirmed cases last week.

And on Friday, 26,418 cases were reported – the highest number since the start of the pandemic.

In the last week, the number of Covid-19 patients in London hospitals has gone up 29% - the largest rise in England.

“He was arrested in Southwark at around 1.45am on Sunday.

“The arrest relates to a video posted online in which people were encouraged to burn down MPs’ offices.

“The man remains in custody at a central London police station.”