Inmates Break Windows and Start Fires During Prison Riot in St Louis

Prisoners smashed windows, lit fires and chanted to onlookers during a riot at the City Justice Center in St Louis, Missouri, on April 4.

The inmates can be heard chanting “we want court dates” at one point during the riot.

Local news reports citing police said at least 60 inmates took part.

Footage posted online by Denis Beganovic shows windows being broken and inmates calling out to people on the street in downtown St Louis. Credit: Denis Beganovic via Storyful