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Four children injured during incident of affray at a playing field in Amersham

| August 6, 2018

Four children were taken to hospital with injuries following an incident at a playing field in Amersham.

Police officers were called to the incident at a playing field off King George V Road, Amersham by  the ambulance service shortly after 4.00pm on Saturday 4th August 2018.

During the incident four boys, one aged 14, two aged 15 and one aged 16 sustained minor injuries and were taken to hospital as a precaution. They have since been discharged.

Police initially put a scene guard in place so so the location of the incident could be assessed.

Investigating officer Detective Constable Hannah Davison, of Aylesbury Force CID, said: ‘We are currently investigating an offence of affray involving a group of young people which took place in King George V Park.

We are have been making enquiries locally in connection with this incident, which we believe is isolated, and would like to appeal for anyone who witnessed it to come forward and speak to police.

People in the community are likely to see an increased presence of police officers as reassurance patrols are taking place in the area. If anyone has anything they wish to raise with an officer, please approach and speak to them, or alternatively you can call 101 to discuss any issues.

Thames Valley Police are appealing for anyone who may have any information about the incident to please call the 24-hour Thames Valley Police enquiry centre on 101 quoting the reference ‘43180238856’ or contact the police online at  https://www.thamesvalley.police.uk/. Alternatively you can  call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

On Sunday 5th August 2018 police arrested a 16 year old boy from Amersham on suspicion of affray. Three boys, one aged 14 and two aged 15 were arrested on suspicion of affray and were subsequently de-arrested.

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