Five teenagers arrested for Abbeydale Road Bonfire Night chaos

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Five teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of violent disorder after Bonfire Night chaos in Sheffield.

Police arrested five teenagers in connection with the disorder that took place on Bonfire Night in the Abbeydale Road area of Sheffield.

Two 15-year-old boys, a 16-year-old girl, a 16-year-old boy and a 17-year-old boy from Sheffield have been arrested on suspicion of violent disorder.

The Star reported how three policeman had been injured, one seriously after fireworks mayhem on Abbeydale Road on Bonfire Night.

Fireworks were thrown at police and hurled onto roads

The teenages remain in police custody being questioned by officers.

Inspector Ian Stubbs from the Local Policing Team said: “The events of Bonfire Night shocked and scared the local community.

“Today’s positive action forms part of our ongoing investigation into this disorder and our enquiries will continue to identify those responsible for this dangerous and thoughtless criminality.

“I’d also take this opportunity to issue a further appeal for information. I know there was a lot of information posted on social media about this incident and we’d be keen to hear from anyone who may hold videos or photos that we haven’t yet seen.

“In addition, if you have heard anyone talking about this incident or know anything else you think might help our officers, please get in touch.”

Contact Inspector Ian Stubbs via 101 or by emailing enquiries@southyorks.pnn.police.uk.

You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111