Five more arrests over Shelton disorder

A further five men have been arrested as part of an on-going investigation into disorder in Stoke-on-Trent last month.


A man was stabbed and four others hurt in the Sun Street are of Shelton on 25 July.

Detectives have now arrested a total of 19 people as part of their investigation.

Five men, two 24-year-olds and three 27-year-olds, were arrested this morning (7 August) on suspicion of committing violent disorder. They remain in custody.

The remaining 14 people were all arrested over the last two weeks and have been released on conditional bail until the end of August whilst enquiries continue.

Chief Inspector Mark Barlow, commander for Stoke North neighbourhood policing team, said: "We continue to have an increased presence and high visibility patrols in the area.

"I would like to reassure the community that we have a number of detectives investigating the incident and anyone with concerns can speak to my officers."

Anyone with information that may assist with the investigation is asked to submit it to the national police portal link: https://mipp.police.uk/operation/STAFFS19F15-PO1. Alternatively, anyone can call 101 quoting incident number 471 of 25 July. For guaranteed anonymity, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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