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UPDATE: Million Mask March

News   •   Nov 06, 2015 11:47 GMT

Updates following the policing operation for the Million Mask March on 5 November:

- all officers who were taken to hospital have now been discharged.

- six police horses received injuries. The injured horses were deployed primarily in The Mall, Great George Street, Parliament Square and Trafalgar Square. They are:

- Embassy - was injured near Buckingham Palace and the police rider was thrown from the horse. Embassy sustained injuries to his side, rear fetlock and front leg. Embassy's rider suffered a fractured wrist.

- Quartz sustained an injury, believed to be caused by glass, to his hind leg.

- Qwerty sustained an injury to his hind quarters.

- Heather sustained a cut to her fetlock on her hind leg.

- Illustrious sustained an injury to his eye, believed caused by a stick.

- Quixote sustained injuries to his front legs.

- There were 2,000 officers on duty for yesterday's Million Mask March.

- There were 50 people arrested for a variety of offences; 48 remain in custody - one person has been charged with assault on police; one person has been cautioned for assault on police (no further details at this time).