Five arrested following disorder in Old Town, Swindon
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Officers investigating a large scale disorder in Swindon are appealing for witnesses and further victims to get in touch.
At approximately 11.30pm on November 9, we were called to an incident in Victoria Road, near to the Victoria pub.
During the disorder, a number of people are believed to have been assaulted.
As a result of police enquiries, five people have been arrested.
A 24-year-old man from Liverpool on suspicion of violent disorder A 22-year-old man from Liverpool on suspicion of violent disorder A 22-year-old man from Sefton on suspicion of violent disorder A 41-year-old man from Swindon on suspicion of ABH A 24-year-old man from Liverpool on suspicion of violent disorder.
All five have been released under investigation while enquiries continue.
PC Jamie Brown said: “This was a large scale disorder involving multiple people – we’ve been conducting extensive enquiries and have arrested five people but through our CCTV enquiries, we know there were more people involved, as well as further victims who have not made contact with police. Please get in touch as the information you have could potentially be significant to our investigation.
“Violence of this nature will not be tolerated and the behaviour of those involved would no doubt have caused fear amongst those attempting to enjoy a night out in Old Town.
"We will continue to conduct enquiries to ensure those involved are identified and put before the courts.”
Anyone with information should call 101 and quote crime reference number 54210109532. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.