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Knife arrests after Seagull Road, Strood, disturbance: Police helicopter tracks down teens

ByKatie May Nelson

Three teens were arrested after police deployed a helicopter and dogs in response to a disturbance.

Officers were called to a property in Seagull Road, Strood, at around midnight last night (Saturday, September 7).

WATCH: Police arrest a teenager following disturbance in Strood.

Upon arrival, they found a group of people had been involved in an altercation and one had suffered minor injuries.

The group dispersed and a search of the area was carried out.

Police used the dog and helicopter to track down a 16-year-old boy.

The Rochester resident was located in nearby in Widgeon Road.

Police found a knife and the boy was arrested on suspicion of possession of a bladed article and affray.

Police were seen arresting a teenager in Widgeon Road, Strood. Picture: Tracylight Harryanderson.(16266539)
Police were seen arresting a teenager in Widgeon Road, Strood. Picture: Tracylight Harryanderson.(16266539)

Police located two other teenagers and arrested them in connection with the incident.

They seized a second knife.

Another 16-year-old year-old from Rochester was arrested on suspicion of assault and possession of a bladed article.

He was bailed to return to the police station on Monday, September 9.

A 17-year-old from Dagenham was detained on suspicion of affray.

He and the 16-year-old boy found in Widgeon Road were both released pending further investigation.

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