Seven EDL members plead guilty to violent disorder at Walsall rally

EDL Walsall protest (4)

Seven men have pleaded guilty to violent disorder following disturbances at an EDL rally in Walsall September 2012.

Hundreds of police officers had been deployed in the town to try to prevent trouble. Today seven men admitted being involved in the disorder at Wolverhampton Crown Court.

Six other men deny the same charge. They’ll face a trial later in the year.

ITV News, 9 April 2013

Update:  See “Seven admit playing a part in Walsall EDL protest violence”, Express & Star, 10 April 2013

Update 2:  See “Violent disorder at Walsall English Defence League rally admitted”, Express & Star, 11 April 2013