Southend: Arrest after disturbance in Southchurch Road
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A teenager has been arrested after a disturbance in Southend last night, Tuesday 15 June.
We received a number of calls shortly before 6.30pm reporting sightings of a group of four or five men in Southchurch Road, two of whom were seen to be armed with knives.
No injuries were reported.
Our officers attended the area and subsequently arrested a teenage boy on suspicion of affray. He remains in custody for questioning.
We know the incident took place in daylight and would have been witnessed by a number of people, some of whom may have pictures or phone footage of the incident.
We are urging anyone who has not given us an account of what they say should submit a report online or use the 'Live Chat' button to speak to an online operator between 7am-11pm.
You can also call us on 101 and cite incident 1062 of June 15.
Information can also be given to independent charity Crimestoppers or by calling on 0800 555 111.