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The police Sergeant looked out from behind the two rows of officers aligned in front of him. The solid wall they’d formed was enough to prevent the crowd moving down the main street and doing serious damage to the shops and offices there.
“Close shields!” the Sergeant shouted into his mouthpiece.
The crowd had swelled from perhaps five hundred to what appeared now to be well over a thousand.
As per the Riot Squad’s plans, the mass of bodies were being directed along a route out of the cit...
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