Police break up group of youths

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South Yorkshire’s police helicopter was called out to observe a group of youths in a park following concerns a fight was being planned.

Police officers received a call from a Kiveton resident who said there was a rumour circulating that a fight was being organised on Sunday afternoon.

The helicopter was scrambled to look for signs of trouble.

Staff directed officers on the ground to a group of up to 15 boys and girls, aged between 13 and 16, who were spotted around the skate park off Wales Road.

There was no fighting when officers arrived by they found some baseball bats and golf clubs.

Some of the youths were taken home by officers.