PHOTOS, VIDEO: The Riots At The iPhone 4S Launch In China

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Photo: Saina Silverman

Apple has suspended sales of the iPhone 4S at its retail stores in China after a huge crowd began rioting and throwing eggs in front of the company’s flagship store in Sanlitun.The phone is available at resellers and online in China now, but according to an Apple spokeswoman it’s all sold out in the country.

We looked through YouTube and Twitter to see some of the images and video people captured from the riots.

As you can see, it was a crowded, hectic scene.

Apple's publicity photo of the Sanlitun store -- calm and peaceful

It turned busy quickly

It starts heating up

There's a bit of pushing and shoving at the end of this video

The cops show up

Police dragged this woman away from the scene

The crowd was simply too large to manage

Here's the store as it is right now -- closed and empty

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