Three teenagers arrested in North Walsham after police car window broken and officer assaulted

Norfolk Police are on scene after Nationwide bank was broken into in Hunstanton. Photo:: James Bass.

Norfolk Police are on scene after Nationwide bank was broken into in Hunstanton. Photo:: James Bass. - Credit: Eastern Daily Press � 2014

Three teenagers have been arrested after a police car window was smashed and an officer was assaulted during a disturbance in North Walsham.

Officers had been attempting to deal with teenagers who had been drinking in the town, where a fun fair was operating, when the incident happened, at about 10.15pm on Friday, June 23.

A spokesman in the Norfolk police control room said: 'There was an incident where officers attended to confiscate some alcohol from some young people who were drinking. That led to three people being arrested.'

Two 17 year-olds and an 18-year-old were arrested.

One of the 17-year-olds was arrested for being drunk and disorderly and for criminal damage after a police car window was broken.

The other 17-year-old was arrested for being drunk and disorderly and the 18-year-old for assaulting police.

Information to police on 101 quoting ref 590 of June 23.

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