Police still investigating Evesham riots

First published in News

POLICE are still investigating a riot in Evesham that saw up to 50 people involved in fights around the town.

Witnesses are still being urged to come forward to what police called a "large-scale public disorder" when numerous fights broke out in the town shortly after 3am on Saturday, April 26.

The incidents appeared to have been triggered when a dark Vauxhall Astra was driven at speed towards a group of people outside the Ambassador Snooker Club, Avon Street.

The car hit some of the pedestrians, who were injured, though not seriously, as a result.

Fights then broke out in Avon Road, Littleworth Street, Briar Close and High Street, where a vehicle was also damaged.

Anyone with information should ring 101 quoting incident number 086s 260414. Information can also be passed on anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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