SOME 20 youths started fighting in the town centre yesterday before scattering as police arrived. Police were called at roughly 2.25pm to reports of disorder in Old Palace Road near Church Street. The Advertiser understands the disorder involved roughly 20 men in their mid to late-teens. A Met spokesman said one of the men had a gash to his face but did not want medical help nor to make any allegations. He added: "Officers attended and several youths dispersed from the area upon police arrival. "Three youths were dispersed from the town centre area by police under the dispersal order currently in place." No arrests have been made. Officers are reviewing CCTV of the disorder to see if any further action is needed.
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