Men charged over Peterborough city centre violence

Two men have been charged following reports of violence in Peterborough city centre.

Thursday, 21st September 2017, 3:28 pm
Updated Wednesday, 27th September 2017, 11:55 am
Police at Rivergate

Officers were called to Long Causeway in the city at 1.15pm yesterday (Wednesday) after reports of a group of men fighting.

A short time later two men were arrested near the footbridge over the River Nene in Rivergate.

A 22-year-old man from Peterborough had been charged with affray and bailed to attend Peterborough Magistrates’ Court on October 20.

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An 18-year-old man from Peterborough has been charged with affray and threatening a person with a weapon in a public place. He will also appear at Peterborough Magistrates’ Court on October 20.

Yesterday a Cambridgeshire police spokeswoman said a third man had been arrested in connection with the offence - although a police spokesman said there were no details available on what action - if any - had been taken against him today.