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Three Gillingham men arrested after fight breaks out during wake at the Hastings Arms in Lower Rainham Road

07 March 2014
by Nicola Jordan
A fight broke out at a wake at a pub in Gillingham yesterday evening.
 
Three men from Gillingham were arrested after the fracas erupted at the Hastings Arms, in Lower Rainham Road, at about 6.25pm.
 
The men - aged 26, 54 and 57 - are being held in custody on suspicion of affray.
Police were called to The Hastings Arms. Picture Google Street View

Police were called to The Hastings Arms. Picture: Google Street View

The landlord, who did not want to be named, said: "The police were called and the matter was dealt with effectively.
 
"We carried on trading as normal."
 
The Hastings Arms, which dates back to 1824, is a popular venue for funeral parties.


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