REFILE-UK police arrest 76 at London Eric Garner "die-in" protest

December 11, 2014 9:43 AM

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LONDON Dec 11 (Reuters) - British police said on Thursday they had arrested 76 people at a protest about the death of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man killed in New York in a police chokehold, after demonstrators attacked a shopping centre in west London.

London's Metropolitan Police said a small group had broken away from the main protest, a "die-in for Eric Garner" on Wednesday night, and tried to break into the Westfield shopping centre, one of Europe's largest inner city malls.

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