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Moss Side Inquiry, Moss Side, Moss Side, Manchester Police, Manchester

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Antony Doab and his son Paul, 16, leave the Moss Side Inquiry today, 18th August 1981.Mr Doab alleges that he was jumped on" by police after giving evidence yesterday.On 8 July 1981 more than 1,000 young people besieged the police station at Moss Side, Manchester. During this a policeman was shot with a crossbow bolt through his leg.The Moss Side riot lasted for some 72 hours over three nights, with much burning and looting of shops all the way down Princess Road, Clarendon Road and the surrounding areas, including Rusholme. It ended on 11 July when the Manchester police went in hard. At the time the Manchester Police forces were the only force in Britain kitted out with full riotsquad gear"

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Color Black & White
Keywords 1980s,Inquiry,Manchester,Riots,Two Men Only
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Year 1981
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