Trainee teacher who hurled barrier at police escapes jail

A trainee teacher who hurled pieces of barrier towards police officers during a Black Lives Matter demonstration at the Downing Street gates was spared jail. Shayden Spencer, 20, was caught on CCTV throwing parts of the fence during the ‘unruly’ incident on 3 June last year. Prosecutor Tyrone Silcott said: ‘After the police retreated, not sprinting for their lives but they are clearly moving with some speed. ‘It is clear they are moving because they are concerned about the group…

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