Rioter Hit Constable

Tuesday July 21st 1981


A rioter who hit a policeman on the thigh with a stone in Brixton was sentenced to six weeks imprisonment at Camberwell Magistrates Court yesterday. Mark Carey (29) of Morat Street, Brixton, admitted assaulting PC Christopher Marley at Brixton Road on July 10.

Detective Sergeant Bruce Alsop said Mr Carey, a man of previous good character had told the police :

“It was the thing to do. You’re the ones to get”

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