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Preston men arrested after brawl at Lytham bar

Posted on - 26th January, 2019 - 9:08am | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Preston News
The fight started inside the Drunk Buffalo club and spilled out into Henry Street Pic: Google
The fight started inside the Drunk Buffalo club and spilled out into Henry Street Pic: Google

Three Preston men are among five arrested following a brawl in Lytham.

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Fighting spilled out from the Drunk Buffalo bar into Henry Street during Saturday (19 January).

Fylde Police arrested five men in total following the disorder which took place around 11.20pm.

One man was hit in the face with a glass bottle which police say has caused ‘a significant facial injury’.

Chief Inspector Mark Morley said; “Incidents of disorder such as this simply will not be tolerated and today’s swift and decisive action I hope demonstrates that.

“I would appeal to anyone who witnessed this disorder and has any mobile phone footage to come forward and contact us.

“We will have extra patrols in the area this weekend to offer reassurance and to prevent any recurrence of this behaviour.

“We will also be working closely with colleagues at the local authority to ensure that the appropriate licensing arrangements are in place around the night-time economy.”

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A 22-year-old man, a 21-year-old man and a 20-year-old man from Preston were all arrested on suspicion of Section 18 assault and violent disorder.

A 33-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of violent disorder and a 24-year-old man from Lytham was arrested on suspicion of Section 18 assault.

Police are still appealing for witnesses and anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting log number 0377 of January 20. Or you can call Crimestoppers on 0800555111.

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