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Armed officers called to White Horse Lane, Otham, after fight breaks out


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Armed officers were called and weapons were seized after a fight broke out on a street in Otham.

Five people were arrested after two groups argued and faced off against each other earlier today, in White Horse Lane.

A fight broke out between two groups in Otham on November 30 Pic: UKNIP
A fight broke out between two groups in Otham on November 30 Pic: UKNIP

Individuals carried a plank of wood, a large pipe and the head of a hoover, and Kent Police confirmed a number of weapons, including bladed articles, were seized.

There were about eight people involved in the fracas and a large number of police, including armed officers, were called to the scene.

Police were called to White Horse Lane after a fight broke out UKNIP
Police were called to White Horse Lane after a fight broke out UKNIP

A police spokesman said the force "was called at around 12.30pm regarding a report of a disturbance in White Horse Lane, Otham.

"Officers attended the scene where four women and a man were arrested on suspicion of affray and taken into custody.

"No injuries have been reported and enquiries are underway into the circumstances."

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