'Light them up' Jeering thugs doused police in PETROL in horrifying confrontation

A LARGE mob of youths attacked police as they made an arrest in Essex - with shocking footage showing one man dousing officers in petrol as others urged him to set them on fire.

The terrifying incident - screened today during a BBC documentary series called Critical Incident - happened after police on duty in Canvey Island were told about a motorcycle being driven dangerously. Following an eight-mile pursuit, they managed to corner the rider on an estate in nearby Basildon.

He was arrested by officers with tasers - but the situation escalated dangerously when a hostile crowd of between 20 and 30 people gathered.

Police were threatened by a woman wielding...
source: Express

2020-09-29 01:23
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