Man arrested after fight outside Peterborough college - police cordon in place

City College Peterborough
City College Peterborough

A man has been arrested after a fight outside a college in Peterborough.

Cambridgeshire police were called today at about 4.30pm today (Saturday) about an incident outside the City College Peterborough campus in Brook Street. The call was due to a reported fight between two people.

An adult has been arrested while another man has received treatment for serious, but not critical, injuries. An ambulance was called to the scene and treated the man. Police said he is believed to have been taken to hospital.

A police cordon has been put in place. A police spokesman said: "The scene is on to preserve evidence while we investigate what has happened."

A college spokesperson said: "We are saddened to hear of the incident that happened outside of our college in Brook Street when we were closed on Saturday and are hearts go out to the victim of this assault and their family.

"However, we would like to assure the students and staff of City College Peterborough that this was in no way connected to the college and would like to reassure them that we continue to be committed to meeting our students needs and that they are safe in their attendance at the college."

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101.