Dad, 28, joined 'Kill the Bill' riot 'armed with home-made spear'March 24, 2021
A DAD joined the Kill the Bill riot armed with a home-made spear, a court heard.
Bradley Edmonds, 28, was arrested allegedly in possession of the weapon after hundreds laid siege to Bristol and torched police cars on Sunday.
The riot, in which 21 officers were injured, was over a new police and crime Bill.
Thugs hurled fireworks and smashed up a police station.
Edmonds, of Bristol, denied possession of an offensive weapon at the city’s magistrates’ court and will appear there again on June 10.
He admitted a separate charge of sending a menacing message to a man he believed had nicked his wallet and got six weeks in jail.
Seven others arrested over Sunday’s night of violence have been bailed.
Police have identified ten more they want to quiz.
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