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Three arrests after street fight in Arboretum where bottles were thrown

Three men have been arrested following reports of a fight in a city street.
Officers quickly attended Belvedere Avenue, the Arboretum, after receiving reports of a group arguing and throwing bottles.

When they arrived, a man is understood to have been spooked after spotting the police and attempted to run away.

Having detained the man shortly after 11pm on Wednesday night (22 June) officers were then made aware of another group of men close by all running off.

Thanks to their quick-thinking actions, two further men were arrested only minutes later.
One man, aged 24, was arrested on suspicion of possession of a bladed article in a public place.

Two further men, aged 22 and 24, were also arrested on suspicion of affray and possession of class A drugs.

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All three remain in custody as enquiries continue.

Sergeant Sue Farren, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “The force treats all reports of violence extremely seriously and as we have shown once more with this incident we will always respond quickly to any reports of this nature.

“Thanks to the quick work and response of our officers we were able to arrest three men shortly after receiving the report.

“We are still investigating the incident so would ask anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has any mobile phone footage to please get in contact with us as it may help with our investigation.”

Anyone with any information, CCTV or mobile phone footage is asked to call 101, quoting incident number 924 of 22 June 2022, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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