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Police arrest and bail five men in their 20s after reported brawl in Dartford town centre outside McDonald’s

Five people who were arrested after a reported high street brawl have been bailed.

It had been reported a man was seen with blood pouring from his head near Spital Street in Dartford on February 6.

Spital Street in Dartford town centre. Picture: Google
Spital Street in Dartford town centre. Picture: Google

At least four ambulances and five police cars were seen in the area just after 6pm.

One witness said: "I was in town when it happened – there was a big pool of blood outside McDonald's."

A spokesman for the force said: “We were called at 6.18pm on Tuesday, February 6 to a report of a disturbance in Dartford High Street.

"Officers attended the scene where five men were arrested on suspicion of a public order offence.

There was a big pool of blood outside McDonald's

"The suspects, three local men aged 26, 27 and 29, and two men from Coventry, aged 26 and 28, were treated in hospital for injuries including cuts and bruises.

"They were later discharged and taken into custody while an investigation continues into the circumstances."

The five men arrested in connection with the incident have since been bailed to return to a police station on May 5 and 6, pending further investigation.

Following the incident, officers were urging witnesses to call 01474 366149 and quoting reference 46/20656/24 should they have any more information.

People can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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