Five arrested after disorder in Cambridge

Five men have been arrested after a group of 30 to 40 people gathered in Cambridge.

The group were seen on Midsummer Common in the city on Tuesday at 23:35 BST.

Police attended, supported by the force helicopter, and the group, some of whom were wearing face coverings, moved towards the Grafton shopping centre.

Five men, aged 16, 18, 19, 20 and 28, were arrested after violence broke out near the centre. Two police officers were treated for minor injuries.

'One isolated incident'

Cambridgeshire Police Deputy Chief Constable John Feavyour said: "Patrols were increased across the county to ensure there were sufficient officers available to deal with any incidents of disorder or concerns from the public.

"As a result there was one isolated incident of disorder which was dealt with swiftly and resulted in five arrests.

"This type of criminal behaviour will not be tolerated and anyone who uses the emerging national issues as an excuse to break the law in the county will be dealt with swiftly and robustly.

"We understand there may be concerns and feelings of vulnerability within a number of communities. We will work closely with our partners and community leaders to address those concerns."

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