Protesters took to the streets of Rotherham to voice their outrage over the town’s child abuse scandal – but police said there were ‘no instances of disorder’ during the demonstrations.
Several protests took place around the town on Saturday but police said each passed off peacefully apart from ‘some minor delays’ for traffic and shoppers.
Patrols had earlier been stepped up in Rotherham.
Chf Supt Jason Harwin said: “We are grateful for the patience shown by local communities.”
Yesterday supporters of the English Defence League remained outside Main Street Police Station.