Police arrest seven suspects following street fight
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Seven suspects have been arrested after two people were assaulted in an altercation.
Officers were called to reports of a disturbance in Woodborough Road, Mapperley, at around 3.35pm on Saturday (7 October).
Two people had to be taken to hospital after sustaining injuries during a fight in the street.
Neither is believed to have sustained injuries that are life-threatening or life-altering.
Shortly after the incident was reported, police identified and detained a group of suspects in Carlton Road, Bakersfield, and Lower Parliament Street, in Nottingham City Centre.
Six men and one woman were subsequently arrested on suspicion of affray, possession of a bladed article and possession of controlled drugs with intent to supply.
Chief Inspector Chris Pearson, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “Two people had to be taken to hospital following this incident, which took place in the street and will have been seen by a number of people.
“As we work to understand exactly what happened, we will continue to speak with those witnesses as our investigation continues.
“We have now arrested seven people in connection with this incident, and hope the speed of our response provides some reassurance to the public about just how seriously we take reports of this nature.”
Anyone who has any information about what happened, or has any mobile phone footage of the incident is asked to call 101, quoting incident number 442 of 7 October 2023, or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.