Appeal over criminal damage and disorder in Stoke-on-Trent
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Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a number of people required hospital treatment following large-scale disorder in Stoke-on-Trent on Saturday.
Police were called at 1.30am on Saturday (28 August) to Church Street following reports of public order offences.
Officers attended and found two male casualties.
They were conveyed to Royal Stoke University Hospital for treatment.
A number of shops had sustained damage to their windows, while a number of cars also sustained damage.
A total of five males were detained at the scene.
A 17-year-old boy, a 19-year-old man, a 20-year-old man and a 27-year-old man, all from the Stoke-on-Trent area, were arrested on suspicion of affray.
The 27-year-old was also arrested on suspicion of possession of a class A drug.
A 35-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of a public order offence.
They have each been released under investigation while inquiries continue.
Officers are currently reviewing CCTV footage of the area at the time and ask anyone with dashcam footage to get in touch.
Contact Staffordshire Police on Facebook, Twitter, or call 101, quoting incident number 063 of 28 August.
Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.