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    Student bailed in fees riot case


    by ODN


    A student charged with violent disorder during last week's riots over tuition fees was freed on bail when he appeared in court earlier.

    Edward Woollard, 18, was charged under the Public Order Act following the protests at Conservative Party headquarters, which culminated in Millbank Tower being ransacked and occupied by demonstrators.

    Windows were smashed, graffiti daubed on walls and missiles, including a fire extinguisher, were thrown from the seventh floor roof.

    Appearing at City of Westminster Magistrates' Court, Woollard stood in the dock wearing a long-sleeved white T-shirt.

    His lawyer, Matt Foot immediately asked for an adjournment to be allowed to view video footage.

    More than 50 people have been arrested in connection with the Millbank riots.

    Police yesterday released images of 13 protesters suspected of committing criminal offences.

    They were captured on CCTV cameras inside the office complex and on its roof as dozens of demonstrators stormed the building.

    A four-hour stand-off ended when police brought in more than 100 extra officers to clear the building and the road outside.