Police make several arrests after assault and criminal damage incidents

PUBLISHED: 14:39 04 February 2018 | UPDATED: 13:43 05 February 2018

Several arrests have been made in Pill over the weekend.

Several arrests have been made in Pill over the weekend.

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Avon and Somerset police have made several arrests following incidents in Pill this weekend.

An 18-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of causing criminal damage to vehicles and properties on Friday night.

He was also arrested for a public order offence, two offences of assault on members of the public, assaulting an officer and assaulting a member of police staff.

He has since been released under investigation while enquiries continue.

In a separate incident, in Bank Place, a 48-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assault and he remains in custody.

Another man, aged 40, and a 16-year-old boy were arrested on suspicion of affray. The man remains in custody and the teenager has been released under investigation.

Chief Inspector, Leanne Pook, said: “I’d like to reassure the community that there are active police investigations under way into these incidents and we have made arrests.

“We understand that local people are concerned by what has happened and additional reassurance patrols will be taking place in Pill.

“I would encourage anyone who has concerns or relevant information about the incidents to speak to a member of their local neighbourhood team.”

Anyone with information about any of these offences should call 101 and quote the reference number 5218025266.

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