Arrests made after robbery and disorder in Kidsgrove

A Google street view image of an entrance to Clough Hall Park

Three teenagers have been arrested after reports of disorder and a robbery in Kidsgrove yesterday afternoon.

Police were called to Clough Hall Park after a man had been assaulted.

He was taken to hospital.

A 16-year-old boy from the Tamworth area and a 16 year old boy from Newcastle area have been arrested on suspicion of robbery.

A 19-year-old was arrested on suspicion of assault, criminal damage and resisting arrest.

Enquiries are still ongoing and officers are investigating whether other incidents in the Kidsgrove area and Newcastle College are connected.

Chief Inspector Clair Langley, of Newcastle Neighbourhood Policing Team, has also authorised a dispersal order for 48 hours for Clough Hall Park.
“I want to reassure the local community we have responded swiftly, made arrests and put an order in place to ensure we tackle this unacceptable anti-social behaviour and incidents of violence.”

Anyone with information is asked to call Staffordshire Police on 101, direct message them on Facebook or Twitter or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting incident number 432 of 27 November.

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