More than 100 people on street as fights break out in Worthing

Two people were arrested after fights broke out in a Worthing street during the early hours of Saturday morning (February 25), police have confirmed.

Monday, 27th February 2017, 1:06 pm
Updated Tuesday, 28th February 2017, 12:42 pm

Police said that at around 2am on Saturday, officers were called to Ann Street, Worthing, where more than 100 people were present, as fights broke among several smaller groups.

A police spokesman said: “As fighting spilled into neighbouring streets and around the clock tower, officers supported by a police dog unit dispersed the groups and took control of the situation.

“A 21-year-old local man was arrested on suspicion of affray but was later released without charge.

“An 18-year-old man from Ford, near Arundel, arrested on suspicion of assault, was later released after being cautioned.”

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