Find tour dates and live music events for all your favorite bands and artists in your city! Get concert tickets, news and more!

Notting Hill Carnival: A Dozen Officers Injured, 100 People Arrested
David Sedlecký [CC BY-SA 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Notting Hill Carnival: A Dozen Officers Injured, 100 People Arrested

711 0

LONDON (CelebrityAccess) – Nearly 100 people were arrested at London’s Notting Hill Carnival over the weekend, according to The BBC.

The news comes as officers were reportedly granted extra powers to stop and search people attending the annual two-day event, which began Sunday (Aug. 25).

Carnival arrests included: 41 alleged drug offenses, 12 alleged assaults on police officers, 10 alleged public order offenses, nine for possession of an offensive weapon, three bodily harm and assaults, and two grievous bodily harm assaults.

More than a million people including performers, musicians and dancers are expected to take to the streets ahead of The Notting Hill Grand Finale Parade later today, which will conclude the weekend’s celebrations.

Related Post