Nine held after disorder incidents in Bridgnorth


Nine people have been arrested after several outbreaks of disorder in Shropshire.

Police were called to incidents in High Street, Whitburn Street and at the Crown pub in Bridgnorth in the early hours of Sunday.

Nine men were arrested on suspicion of affray and have since been released on bail, police said.

Police said it is not clear if the incidents are linked. Any witnesses are being asked to contact police.

Broken jaw

A spokesman said the trouble started shortly after midnight on Saturday when a group of people were ejected from the Crown and began fighting nearby in the High Street.

Six men, aged between 18 to 22, were arrested.

Three men aged 18, 19 and 22 were arrested when officers came across them fighting in High Street shortly about 0330 BST.

A 21-year-old man was taken to hospital with a broken jaw following an incident in Whitburn Street between 0300 and 0330 BST.

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