Police investigation not linking four incidents of disorder

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Police are not linking four incidents of disorder in Milton Keynes which have all taken place over the past week.

The first happened on Monday around 8.15pm in Adelphi Street, Campbell Park, when there was a fight in the street involving a group of men. During the fight a 26-year-old man suffered a dislocated shoulder and was taken to hospital but has now been released. The group were all black men, in their late teens and early twenties.

On Tuesday at North Tenth Street, a fight between two men took place and was caught on CCTV. A 24-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of assault.

Also on Tuesday, around 5.50pm in Gurnards Avenue, Fishermead a dispute between two groups of men over a driving incident took place, which resulted in a fight and a 23-year-old suffering neck injuries. The group were all black men, in their twenties.

On Wednesday police were called to an incident where a 16-year-old boy was assaulted in an alleyway in Fishermead. The boy did not require any treatment despite being attacked by an unknown group of youths.

Local Police Area Commander for Milton Keynes, Superintendent Barry Halliday, said: “We believe these incidents are not linked and we have stepped up our patrols in the area.

“I would like to reassure the community this type of activity will not be tolerated and anyone caught will be dealt with robustly.

“We are keen to speak to anyone with information about any of these incidents and they are asked to call 101.

“We have made an arrest in connection to one of the incidents and we will thoroughly investigating all these incidents.”