One hurt, three arrested after street brawl in Rochdale - more race trouble ?
Police were called to a street brawl in Milnrow Road in the early hours of Saturday. Officers attended and discovered two groups fighting. The violence escalated after witnesses reported groups of youths armed with weapons causing damage to passing vehicles.
A 17-year-old boy was taken to hospital and received four stitches to a head injury. He has since been discharged from hospital. Three men who were arrested on suspicion of assault were later released without charge.
Detective Constable Russell Clarke said: "It appears that a number of youths had been causing damage to a passing taxi or taxis, and the situation has then escalated and resulted in an unseemly brawl in the street. "An investigation to establish exactly what happened and who is responsible is underway. "If anyone witnessed the incident or has any information I would urge them to get in touch."
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NWN: Milnrow is a a few miles out of Rochdale and a predominantly white area. Most taxis in Rochdale are asian. We at NWN don't trust the Police or the media to tell the truth as they always take the asians side.