Teen, 17, arrested after Amesbury fight involving ‘large number of people’

A TEENAGER was arrested after police responded to reports of a “large number of people fighting” in Amesbury.

The incident happened in the Boscombe Down Road area at around 10pm on May 4.

One man sustained an injury to his head and shoulder during the incident.

Police said a 17-year-old male has been arrested on suspicion of GBH and affray.

He was taken to Gablecross custody for questioning and has since been released on conditional bail while further enquiries are completed.

Insp Russell Griffin, of Wiltshire Police, said: “We understand this incident would have caused concern in the local community – please be reassured that an arrest has been made and we are continuing with our investigation today.

“Local neighbourhood officers will be carrying out patrols in the area – if you have concerns or would like to report anything related to this specific disorder, please do approach them.”

Anyone with information about the incident should contact police on 101 and quote crime reference number 54240051368. They can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.