Following the rioting and looting in Tottenham, Wood Green, Enfield, Ealing, Harrow and Barnet the Metropolitan Police force is trying to deal with further outbreaks of violence across the capital.

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10.19am London Fire Brigade confirm no fires last night related to rioting.

9.42am Police charge 15 over Barnet unrest including alleged Phones 4 U break-in.

9.40am Three men arrested in connection with the Sony Distribution Centre fire in Enfield that was set alight on 8 August.

9.30am With the streets back under control, police have been turning their attention to tracking down looters.

Met Deputy Assistant Commissioner, Steve Kavanagh, said: “In the early hours of this morning, we started knocking on doors to arrest people.

”We have got more than 100 warrants which we will be working our way through over the coming hours and days. With so many officers on duty, we want to use their time by going out there and arresting burglars, robbers and thieves – those people who cause concern and crime in our communities.”

9.25am Barnet Police charge 15 people over civil unrest. Ten are named, five are too young to name.


10.42pm Small factory fire confirmed in Lawrence Road, Tottenham. Under control. Road closed but expected to open shortly.

10.18pm Firefighters dealing with a blaze in Tottenham.

10.11pm Reporter has just returned from Enfield. A lot of police and a lot of sirens but no major incidents. Certainly no disturbances. Police are mobilising teams in Enfield but not responding to riots, looting or major disturbances.

9.38pm Many residents in Southbury Road/Hertford Road areas of Enfield report hearing lots of sirens. No report of any disturbances yet.

8.22pm New group Enfield community safety network on streets tonight to support traders and residents. Working with the police and council.

6.44pm Harrow town centre pretty quiet. Most shops shut from 5-5.30pm. Group of about ten youths, not happy about being stopped by police.

5.11pm Deputy Mayor of London Kit Malthouse said it was “deeply undesirable” to see English Defence League vigilantes in Enfield last night.

5.01pm Boris Johnson said Enfield residents could use “reasonable force” to protect their community on a walkaround of the town today.

3.14pm Mayor of London Boris Johnson is heckled as he walks through Enfield Town.

1.38pm Police still on the scene of burnt out shop Beauty Depot, in High Road, Tottenham. Fire Brigade tweeted no London fires last night linked to civil unrest but police do appear to be investigating.

1.15pm Met Police Deputy Assistant Commissoner Stephen Kavanagh critical of vigilante groups. "Don't need so called vigilantes who have been drinking too much. They take police resources away from what they should be doing - preventing looting."

1.11 David Cameron reveals contingency plans are in place for water canons to be available to police should riots continue.

1.09am Arrests made so far in London: 768; 167 people charged; 81 arrests made last night.

1.06am Burnt Oak clean up planned by Labour today. They tweet: Meet outside the church on the corner of #OrangeHillRoad and #WatlingAvenue at 4pm for #riotcleanup in #BurntOak. Arm yourself w/brooms.

11.42am Fire in Burnt Oak last night and another in Manor Park Crescent, Edgware. London Fire Brigade say no London fires last night related to unrest.

11.41am London Fire Brigade: none of last night's fires were related to civil unrest.

11.00am London Fire Commissioner, Ron Dobson: “This has been one of the busiest and most unpleasant periods the London Fire Brigade has ever faced."

9.15am Boris Johnson has urged the Government to reconsider plans to cut police numbers following widespread rioting.

2.57am The 16,000 police officers appear to have London under control this evening. There are no further incidents to report at this time.

1.52am A small fire at a dustcart depot in Tottenham Hale has been put out by firefighters.

1.34am Reporters return from drive around North London to report that the area is relatively quiet.

12.33am A flare is seen flying through the night sky over Southbury Road Retail Park in Enfield.

12.14am Police report that a 29-year-old man has been arrested in connection with huge furniture shop fire in Croydon last night. More than 650 people have now been arrested since Saturday.

12.09am Bus lane closed due to building fire on A10 High Road, Northbound at A503 Broad Lane (Seven Sisters). The northbound section of the one way system was closed but now just the bus lane remains closed.

12.04am Six police riot vans seen leaving Edmonton Police Station heading north minutes ago.


10.33pm Large police presence reported outside the George pub in Enfield Town.

10.27pm Burnt Oak appears calm. Confirmation of small fire behind church but nothing serious.

10.17pm Residents confirm via Twitter they can see smoke from Kingsbury.

10.09pm Reports coming in of fire in Burnt Oak, Orange Hill Road area.

9.24pm Hundreds of people marching away from Enfield Town in Southbury Road in white t-shirts. Witnesses tell us some members have been hitting cars, others say group getting toots of support from motorists in Southbury Rd, Enfield.

8.57pm Police have entered a block of flats in Hertford Road, Enfield next to Enfield Highway library.

8.31pm IPCC says there is no evidence that Mark Duggan fired at police before being shot dead.

8.22pm Five riot vans have arrived in Enfield.

8.01pm Attacks reported in Hertford Road, Enfield where self proclaimed 'vigilante group' in white t-shirts is believed to have turned up.

6.26pm Twitter users have staged an online fightback against admins on a Facebook group set up to plan rioting in Barnet.

5.22pm Mark Duggan's family release statement saying that the riots have got "nothing to do" with the death of the 29-year-old.

5.04pm Dozens of families lining up to donate clothes and toiletries to an emergency shelter for Tottenham's new homeless in Tottenham Green Leisure Centre.

2.15pm Carpet Right demolition due to begin in the next half hour in Tottenham, while business owners survey the wreckage of their livelihoods.

1.50pm Barnet Police commander: "the vast majority of Londoners are as appalled by this violence as I am."

1.33pm Joint statement released by Harrow Police and Harrow Council on riot threat this evening

12.54pm Community Security Trust helped police arrest five robbery suspects in Golders Green last night.

12.50pm Seven Greater Manchester Police riot vans seen heading into London on the M1.

12.48pm Reports that 26-year-old man shot in Croydon has died.

12.37pm Police in Barnet made 28 arrests last night including for violent disorder, robbery, burglary and theft of a car. Colindale Police Station came under attack from men with bricks. Windows cracked but not broken through.

12.19pm An employee at the Premier Inn, next to the destroyed Sony warehouse in Enfield, was punched by looters.

11.53am Woman sheltered hotel guests when they were evacuated following fire at Sony warehouse in Enfield.

11.13am Enfield Town is 'open for business', says council, after riots on Sunday night in which shops were attacked and looted.

10.34am Mark Duggan was shot in chest by police on Tottenham, inquest hears. Family were in court and may give statement.

10.27am Our reporter at Sony fire in Enfield says 20-30 youths with petrol cans were breaking into the building earlier.

10.24am Councillor says scenes of violence and arson on Ealing's streets last night were "pure criminality".

10.21am Damage just to homes in Tottenham could cost up to £9million, with costs to businesses still being assessed.

10.01am England versus Holland game at Wembley has been called off.

9.47am A nearby worker contacts the Enfield Independent to say he saw about 20 people smash windows and enter the ablaze Sony warehouse last night, carrying petrol cans.

07.14am Three people arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after police officer hit by car in Brent.

6.15am Video posted online showing blaze which is reported to have destroyed Sony distribution centre in Enfield

12.40am Reports of a car torched in Hendon Avenue, Finchley.

12.31am Around 40 firefighters are tackling a blaze at a warehouse in Solar Way in north-east Enfield.


11.39pm Tesco and restaurants near Ealing Broadway station attacked and looted. Cars set alight. Reports Ealing shopping centre also on fire.

11.36pm Reports of windows smashed in Edgware and youths armed with bricks.

11.29pm Carling Cup matches West Ham vs Aldershot and Charlton vs Reading called off at request of police.

11.24pm Windows smashed and car now on fire in Ealing.

11.01pm Ealing Broadway and Camden Town tube now added to the list of station closures.

10.38pm Harrow-on-the-Hill underground station could close later this evening if trouble develops in Harrow town centre.

9.59pm Demolition work begins on flats and carpet shop in Tottenham which was set alight during riots over weekend. Building deemed too dangerous to leave standing until the morning.

9.43 Debenhams department store in Clapham ransacked by looters. It is reported some are as young as ten.

9.19pm Prime Minister David Cameron to return to Downing Street overnight.

9.18pm Clapham Junction reportedly under attack. Still no firefighters at huge furniture store blaze in Croydon.

9.08pm Met Police calls in extra air support from Surrey and Sussex.

9.02pm Furniture shop in Croydon well alight. Blaze completely out of control.

8.53pm Riots spread again, building on fire in Croydon. Riots also in Ilford too.

8.19pm Met police's Acting Commissoner Tim Godwin urges parents to contact children if not at home. Spectators getting in the way of police operation. Mr Godwin says the Met will call for large sentences to be handed out. He calls the scenes 'pure violence'.

7.41pm A boy of 11 is the youngest person so far arrested by police investigating the London riots.

7.22pm Car reported to be on fire in Lewisham where looting is also taking place.

7.19pm Huge blaze in shop in Peckham, South London.

7.01pm Scenes in Hackney echoe those in other areas of the capital over the past two nights, with skirmishes between gangs and police, reportedly prompted by a stop and search incident.

6.44pm Fresh rioting has returned to the streets of London tonight as Scotland Yard says it is increasing its presence to deal robustly with looting thugs.

5.34pm Police coming under attack in Lewisham town centre.

5.20pm Teenagers, many on bikes, spotted in large number in Hackney.

4.50pm Wishing Well pub in Aldermans Hill, Palmers Green, is being boarded up. The landlord said: "It's crazy that it's come to this, we've already lost a day's business by closing down."

4.31pm Inn on the Green pub in Green Lanes, Palmers Green, being boarded up.

4.27pm One of the burnt buildings in Tottenham was a law firm that specialises in criminal defence.

4.24pm Palmers Green and Winchmore Hill ghost towns. Police helicopter swirls above.

4.08pm Our reporter is hearing that a large number of teenagers are heading to Broomfield Park in Palmers Green.

3.59pm 85 per cent of shops closed in Winchmore Hill. But Nick the barbers in Green Lanes refusing to close. Well done Nick.

3.53pm Spurs have promised to help clean-up Tottenham and restore community spirit after Saturday's riots.

3.26pm Police patrols will be stepped up in North London tonight after rumours spread of more planned rioting.

Metropolitan Police Deputy Assistant Commissioner Stephen Kavanagh said many officers have abandoned holiday plans to help cover the area.

3.12pm Tottenham traders meeting police and councillors this afternoon to discuss clean-up of High Road

2.51pm Looters raided a cat rescue charity shop as they fled Enfield Town last night, stealing just £200 worth of jewellery.

2.41pm 70 defendants in 42 cells as Highbury Corner Mags' Court takes custodies from Enfield, Harringey and Hendon.

2.32pm A vigil is being held at the High Cross Church in Tottenham to pray for peace, starting at 7pm.

2.30pm Ballistic results of Mark Duggan death will be shared in the next 24 hours by the IPCC.

2.14pm Reports that firefighters were attacked in Edmonton last night as they battled blazes started by rioters and looters.

2.12pm Businesses in Palmers Green and Southgate have been told by police to close early as a precaution, after rumours on social networking sites that rioters could attempt to attack shops there this afternoon.

2.12pm Two fire engines were attacked in Edmonton as they tackled nine serious fires last night.

1.34pm Small Business Federation says traders have been “obliterated” by riots leaving many business owners counting the cost of the violence.

1.15pm Shops in Enfield Retail Park in Crown Road remain cordoned off and guarded by police who are waiting for forensics officers.

12.49pm Rumours on twitter that gangs may be planning similar attacks in Barnet this evening.

12.22pm Ponders End trader, targeted during last night’s looting, slammed the police for reacting slowly.