Arrests have been made after a riot broke out in Ealing last night (December 22) following a music event which left two police officers injured.
Missiles were thrown after police attempted to disperse crowds following disruption when revellers attempted to get into a gig, and two police dogs were also hurt.
The Metropolitan Police was called at around 11pm to the Town Hall in The Broadway to reports of a disturbance.
Officers said a number of youths attempted to gain entry to an event, a Somali concert named "Wild n Out", but could not get in because it was full.
Police took the decision to shut the event down to disperse the crowds.
Disorder broke out in nearby Longfield Avenue after the groups had made their way there.
Missiles were thrown at officers trying to clear the area, and two police officers received minor injuries but did not require hospital treatment.
Road closures were put in place and a dispersal order was issued.
Officers said a number of people have been arrested for public order offences, although a full breakdown of arrests awaits.
A man was also found with injuries in Mattock Lane and he was taken to a west London hospital with injuries not thought to be life threatening.
Two police dogs were injured and they will be seen by a vet later today, although their injuries are not thought to be serious.
Roads were not reopened until 2am this morning.
People took to social media to express their shock at last night's events.
Hope Abbott posted a picture of police outside McDonald's in The Broadway along with the words: "#Ealing tonight. What's happening?"
It has been reported that 2,000 people attempted to get into the Town Hall, which only has a capacity of 500.
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