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Four teenagers arrested following 'violent disorder' incident on the Isle of Wight

Four teenage girls have been arrested and released under investigation, following a public order incident in Newport on the Isle of Wight.

Police were called to the incident at Seaclose Park involving a group of young people at 3.45pm on Wednesday (13 March).

A 15 year-old boy and a 16 year-old girl suffered minor injuries following the incident.

Three 14 year-old girls and one 15 year-old girl have been arrested on suspicion of violent disorder.

They have all been released from custody without charge, but remain under investigation. 

Enquiries are ongoing to establish what happened.

Officers spoke to a number of people at the scene who indicated that witnesses had recorded footage on mobile phones. 

Detective Inspector Ron Lock said:

“I’m keen to hear from any members of the public who have either recorded footage of this incident, or who have seen this being shared on social media platforms. 

“My officers are continuing to speak to a number of teenagers and their parents to identify everyone who was involved.

"Thankfully no-one was seriously hurt.

“Officers from the Neighbourhood Policing Team will be patrolling the area and working with local schools and I’d encourage teenagers or parents who have any concerns to speak to one of these uniformed officers.

"We would ask anyone with video footage of this incident to e-mail the files to operationdeepen@hampshire.pnn.police.uk"

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101, quoting 44190088427.

Alternatively you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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