Witness appeal after ‘at least eight’ involved in altercation

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Thames Valley Police is appealing for information after an incident in Bletchley on Friday where a number of people were involved in an altercation.

Police had received reports of an altercation in Queensway, some time between 3.56pm and 4.18pm involving an unknown number of people.

Neighbourhood Sergeant Neil Taylor said: “We received a number of calls from members of the public about this incident and the number of people involved varies from person to person, but we believe there were at least eight people involved.

“Incidents of this nature are very rare for the Milton Keynes area and I would like to reassure the local community in the Bletchley area that we are taking this matter very seriously and it is under investigation.

“The local neighbourhood policing team has stepped up patrols in the area and I would urge anyone who has any concerns about this incident to approach them and discuss those concerns with the team’.

“As part of our investigation we are appealing for anyone with information to come forward and speak to us about what they saw and heard. Were you in the High Street area on Friday afternoon? Can you help us?”

Anyone with information should contact Sergeant Taylor via the 24-hour Thames Valley Police Enquiry Line on 101.

If you don’t want to speak directly to the police you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.