Preston teen fight - no new arrests after stop and search powers brought in

Police in Preston say there appear to have been no follow-up problems overnight after they implemented special stop and search powers following a brawl involving teenage boys.

Saturday, 27th July 2019, 1:04 pm
Updated Saturday, 27th July 2019, 2:04 pm
Police in Preston say there have been no reports of follow-up trouble among groups of youths in the city overnight

Officers brought in a Section 60 order around Deepdale and Ribbleton overnight between 6pm last night and 3am, after two groups of youths clashed on Moor Park earlier in the day, at around 4.45pm.

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This initial incident led to five arrests, with two of those youths needed hospital treatment for cuts.

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Anyone with information or who has footage of the fight is asked to call police on 101, quoting log number 1214 of July 26 as soon as possible.