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Arrests after ‘large-scale’ fight involving weapons

Two men were arrested after police were called to reports of a large-scale fight involving weapons.

Officers were called to Bentinck Close, Boughton, shortly after 7pm yesterday (Friday) evening after witnesses reported a disturbance involving more than a dozen men.

The arrested men, aged 25 and 19, were detained shortly afterwards on suspicion of affray. They remain in police custody.

A knife was recovered from the scene and investigations continue.

No injuries were reported.

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Detective Inspector Gayle Hart, from Nottinghamshire Police, said:  “This was a significant incident of disorder and officers were very quickly on the scene.

“We are continuing our enquires as we work to understand what happened during this incident and would like to speak to any additional witnesses who have not yet come forward.

“We will not tolerate this kind of violent disorder and will always deal very robustly with people who carry weapons on our streets.”

Anyone with any additional information is asked to call 101 quoting incident 644 of September, or they can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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