TV presenter Dan Snow 'sat on a looter' in London riot

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TV historian Dan Snow has told how he caught and sat on a looter who ran past him carrying armfuls of shoes.

Speaking to Radio 5 live Breakfast, he said he saw gangs of people breaking the windows of the pub near his London flat and went out to see what was happening.

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