Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 21°C

min temp: 17°C

ESTD 1874 Search

The pigs have arrived. See the latest

Pigs Gone Wild

news here.

Chelmsford: Police called to large fight involving up to 30 people in city centre

16:22 22 May 2014

Police are investigating a large fight which happened in Chelmsford

Police are investigating a large fight which happened in Chelmsford

Archant

Up to 30 people were involved in a fight in Chelmsford after leaving nightclubs in the city on Sunday.

Police are asking people to come forward with information about the large fight which took place at 2.30am.

Officers were called to Market Road in the city following reports of a disturbance.

About 20 to 30 people are believed to have been involved, with damage also caused to windows and street furniture.

Police arrested five men from London who are currently on bail pending further inquiries.

DC Tim Ashworth said: “At the time this happened a lot of people would have been leaving the nightclubs in the area and I am sure many of them must have seen something. I would ask anyone who saw the fight or the vandalism that took place to call me at Chelmsford CID on 101 or ring Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

The men arrested were a 23-year-old, a 25-year-old, a 21-year-old and a 28-year-old for violent disorder, and a 25-year-old for affray and possession of cannabis. They are due to answer bail between July 18 and July 23.

The River Deben, at Woodbridge Quay

Two young men were stuck up to their chests in mud before they were pulled free in Woodbridge tonight.

Myrtle Turner teaches her last fitness class in Saxmundham after 52 years of teaching.

At 86 it’s not unexpected that all the members of Myrtle Turner’s fitness class would be younger than she is – but she is the session leader.

Search being co-ordinated at Jaywick for a missing kayaker

People are being urged to stay safe if they visit the seaside this summer after the death of a canoeist off the coast at Jaywick on Sunday.

The scene of a crash on the A134 near Sudbury

Two pensioners were airlifted to Addenbrooke’s Hospital after a crash in Sudbury left them in a life-threatening condition this afternoon.

East Anglian Air Ambulance

A woman suffered a broken leg after falling from a horse in Santon Downham, near Brandon.

Gemma Edgar and her son Noah with her brother Lee Relf, who has launched into fundraising for the Children's Eye Cancer Charity and is doing a sponsored cycle around Suffolk castles dressed as knights in honour of his nephew.

The uncle of a Colchester boy living with cancer is looking forward to embarking on a Knight Rider Challenge this weekend to raise funds for a charity that supports children with the disease.

Lady Of the Lake Pub

A former soldier who was suffering from post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) when he punched a Suffolk pub landlord has walked free from court after his victim said he did not want him to go to prison.

Most read

Great Days Out

cover

Click here to view
the Great Days Out
supplement

View

Most commented

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Streetlife

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Great British Life

Great British Life
MyDate24 MyPhotos24