Police make new arrest in Ashford town centre disturbance

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An Eighth person  has been arrested following Ashford disturbance

Officers were called to reports of a disturbance between two groups of people in County Square just after 1.30pm on Tuesday 4 February 2020.

It was reported that some of the group had been seen carrying weapons and had since dispersed. No injuries were sustained.


Three knives were later seized by officers.

A 19-year-old man from Ashford was arrested on suspicion of affray during the evening of Friday 7 February 2020 and taken into custody.

It is the eighth arrest made by officers.