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Police request mobile phone footage following disturbance involving 40 people in Cardiff

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Trevor Sherwood
Trevor Sherwood writes crime and policing news and graduated Teesside Uni with a degree in Crime & Investigation.

Police have requested mobile phone footage following a disturbance in Cardiff city centre on Saturday June 25th.

The large scale disturbance involving over 40 people happened on Wood Street. No one was seriously injured in the incident.

Police have made it clear that they will not tolerate disturbances of this kind on the streets of Cardiff.

Detective Inspector Debbie Brown, from South Wales Police, said: “Fortunately nobody was seriously injured however such disturbances will not be tolerated on the streets of Cardiff and extensive enquiries are being made to identify those responsible.”

CCTV footage shows bystanders using their mobile phones, possibly to photograph or film the incident. Such footage may assist officers in identifying those involved.

A 16-year-old boy from Grangetowm arrested on suspicion of affray is on bail pending further enquiries and Hodan Farah, 22, from Grangetown, is due to appear at Cardiff Magistrates’ Court on July 26, charged with obstructing a police officer.

Police are also keen to hear from anyone who witnessed a group of young people running past the entrance of Cardiff Castle sometime between 6.30pm and 7.30pm on the same day.
Officers are keeping an open mind whether this is linked to the Wood Street disturbance.

Witnesses, or anyone with mobile footage or other information is asked to contact South Wales Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting occurrence *237482.

ENDS.

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