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Police van set on fire and officers pelted with bricks during riot in Leeds

Witnesses describe seeing youngsters chasing three other police vans (Picture: Ben Lack Photography)

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By admin , in England , at September 20, 2019

Riot police called after van fire bombed in Yorkshire

Witnesses describe seeing youngsters chasing three other police vans (Picture: Ben Lack Photography)

A police van has been set on fire after a riot in a Leeds street, amid what residents described as scenes of utter chaos.

People in Halton Moor described witnessing a large-scale disturbance with violent clashes showing no sign of stopping.

Witnesses reported seeing bricks being thrown at the police.

Police have told people in the area to stand back because there is riot with people throwing bricks at the other side of the cordon, Leeds Live reported.

Dramatic pictures show a police van engulfed in flames with plumes of thick grey smoke rising from it.

It was later towed away.

Reports claim youngsters were chasing three other police vans, launching bricks at them in the incident this evening.

Riot police called after van fire bombed in Yorkshire

A burning CSI van of West Yorkshire Police that was fire bombed earlier in Halton Moor, Leeds where riot police were called (Picture: Ben Lack/YappApp)

Riot police called after van fire bombed in Yorkshire

The van was later towed away from the scene (Picture: Ben Lack/YappApp)

Riot police called after van fire bombed in Yorkshire

Witnesses reported seeing bricks being thrown at the police (Picture: Ben Lack/YappApp)

A Leeds Live reporter at the scene said police formed a line at the far side of the cordon – where they were being pelted with bricks.

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He said: They then all suddenly retreated and jumped into their vans – which sped away from the scene.

The final three police vans were chased by youngsters who continued to launch bricks at the vans.

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