Three arrests after armed police called to reports of 12 people fighting in Great Yarmouth street

Police searching a property on Wellington Road, Great Yarmouth, following an armed police raid. Phot

Police searching a property on Wellington Road, Great Yarmouth, following an armed police raid. Photo: Matthew Vincent (@MV2899) - Credit: Matthew Vincent (@MV2899)

Police have arrested three men after reports that up to 12 people fighting in a residential street in Great Yarmouth.

Armed police raid in Wellington Road, Great Yarmouth. Photo: Charlie Brooks

Armed police raid in Wellington Road, Great Yarmouth. Photo: Charlie Brooks - Credit: Archant

Officers were called on Saturday night at about 9.30pm following several calls from members of the public that some people were seen with weapons.

The incident happened near to the junction of Devonshire Road and Wellington Road, near the seafront, after what is believed to be a dispute about a noisy party.

MORE: Drama as armed police are called to Great Yarmouth partyPolice, including armed units, attended and three people were arrested on suspicion of affray.

Two men aged 19 and one aged 20, were taken to Great Yarmouth Police Investigation Centre where they remain in custody.


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Two knives were seized from a vehicle belonging to one of the suspects.

A spokesman for Norfolk police said that while enquiries are continuing, it is believed to be dispute around noise between people living in two houses.

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They added that although a number of people were assaulted – no injuries were reported.

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