Thursday 27 January 2022
10.1 C
Nottingham

Eight arrests after large fight breaks out in Nottingham City Centre – two stabbed

Eight people have been arrested following reports of a group fighting in the streets.

Officers were called to the city centre to reports of a large group causing disruption in Stoney Street, Nottingham city centre, before they were made aware of concerns that there had been an assault in Broadway.

Officers were quick to attend the scene and within 10 minutes several units were on scene, moving to Upper Parliament Street following further reports of a group fighting.

Two men were then found with suspected stab wounds to their legs. They were taken to hospital for treatment, but their injuries are not thought to be life threatening or altering.

Eight arrests have been made following the incident, which began at around 3.30am on Sunday (5 December 2021).

Two men, aged 19 and 22, were arrested on suspicion of affray, possessing a bladed article and causing grievous bodily harm.

- Advertisement -

A woman, aged 18, and five other men, aged 19 , 20, 23 , 27 and 42 were also arrested on suspicion of affray.

Detective Inspector Stuart Temple, from Nottinghamshire Police, said: “Officers worked very quickly to attend the incidents and arrest potential suspects after this large-scale disorder which left two men injured.

“Carrying weapons and causing this type of disruption is absolutely unacceptable and reports of this will always elicit a swift police response.

“We do believe that this incident involves people who were in some way known to each other and that there is no wider risk to the public. However, officers will continue to be in the area to offer reassurance and speak to anyone with concerns.

“The majority of people simply want to enjoy their night out and we are committed to ensuring Nottingham remains the safe and enjoyable place that it is to do this.

“A scene remains in place whilst officers continue their enquiries and we would encourage anyone with information, or who witnessed the incident, to get In touch on 101, quoting incident 125 of 5 December 2021.”

Information can also be reported anonymously through the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

 

MORE NEWS

Regulations on face coverings and COVID Passes change today in England

From 00:01 on Thursday 27 January England returned to Plan A measures following the huge success of the vaccination programme and falling Omicron infections. Plan B...