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Arrests following disorder in Dunchurch

Officers investigating large-scale disorder in Adkinson Avenue, Dunchurch, last night (Thursday 4 April) have made three arrests.

A 32-year-old man from Rugby, a 30-year-old woman from Rugby and an 18-year-old man from Long Lawford were all arrested on suspicion of assault shortly after the incident.

At 9.22pm, police responded to reports of a group of people armed with hammers, bats and axes damaging vehicles in the street.

Two men, aged 29 and 50, were taken to hospital with head injuries. Their injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

Detective Inspector Cindy Stephenson from Rugby CID said: "We have launched a thorough investigation into this disorder which left two people requiring treatment for head injuries.

"We will be carrying out enquiries in the area today and are committed to identifying all those responsible and bringing them to justice.

"I would urge anyone with information to call police on 101 quoting incident 361 of 4 April 2019. Alternatively, information can be provided anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."


Posted by Sam Cook, Communications Officer

Published 05/04/19