Man arrested following ‘mass brawl’ on Stoke-on-Trent petrol station forecourt



A 29-year-old man has been arrested following a brawl on a Stoke-on-Trent petrol station forecout.

Police and paramedics were called to Waterloo Road, Burslem, after reports of disorder involving a group of men and women fighting at the forecourt.

An investigation into the incident is continuing.

The 29-year-old, who Staffordshire Police say is from the city, has been arrested on suspicion of driving a motor vehicle dangerously and remains in custody.

Detective Constable Jon Snape, from CID North, said: “We want to hear from anyone in the area who may have witnessed the disorder last night, or anyone who may have dash-cam footage.”

Earlier today paramedics confirmed two people had been injured.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “We were called to Waterloo Road near to the service station yesterday.

“One ambulance and a paramedic officer attended the scene. Two patients, both men, were assessed by paramedics.

“One male was discharged on the scene and a second was taken to Royal Stoke University Hospital for further checks.”

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One woman told StokeonTrentLive said: “There are at least nine police cars and an ambulance. A car has also been smashed up.”

Anyone with any information should message Staffordshire Police on Facebook or Twitter quoting incident number 616 of 16 August, call 101 or alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.





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