Protesters attack car containing Prince Charles

Britain's Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall react as their car is attacked in London, Thursday, Dec. 9, 2010.

LONDON — Angry protesters in London have attacked a car containing Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne, and his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall.

An Associated Press photographer saw demonstrators kick the car in Regent Street, in the heart of London's shopping district. The car then drove off.

Charles' office, Clarence House, confirmed that "their royal highnesses' car was attacked by protesters on the way to their engagement at the London Palladium this evening, but their royal highnesses are unharmed."

Protesters angry at a huge tuition fee hike are fighting with police and smashing windows in London.