Four teenagers, including three 14-year-old girls, have been arrested and released under investigation following a ‘violent disorder’ incident in Newport yesterday (Wednesday).
Hampshire Constabulary says a 15-year-old boy and a 16-year-old girl were left with minor injuries.
Police say they called to an incident at Seaclose Park just off Fairlee Road at 3.45pm yesterday. Officers spoke to a number of people at the scene who said witnesses had recorded footage on mobile phones.
Three 14-year-old girls and one 15-year-old girl arrested on suspicion of violent disorder have been released, but remain under investigation.
Enquiries are ongoing to establish what happened.
Police are now appealing for mobile phone footage following the public order incident.
Detective Inspector Ron Lock said:
“I’m keen to hear from any members of the public who have either recorded footage of this incident, or who have seen this being shared on social media platforms.
“My officers are continuing to speak to a number of teenagers and their parents to identify everyone who was involved. Thankfully no-one was seriously hurt.
“Officers from the Neighbourhood Policing Team will be patrolling the area and working with local schools and I’d encourage teenagers or parents who have any concerns to speak to one of these uniformed officers.”
Anyone with video footage of this incident is asked to e-mail the files to [email protected]
If you have any further information call police on 101, quoting crime reference number 44190088427.
Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.