arrested after East Brent Harvest Home ends with disorder
police have arrested four people after trouble flared up at the
end of the East Brent Harvest Home at the weekend.
Officers were called to the village by on-site security staff
at 11pm on Friday amid reports of fighting and disorder.
"Police arrived on scene to find a large number of people
holding two men apart who appeared to have been involved in a
fight," Inspector Roger Tolley told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
"Four assaults were reported and four arrests were made
for public order offences. Criminal damage to a taxi was also
said two of the people arrested have been charged to court and
one has been issued with a fixed penalty notice. A further person
has received a police caution.
Inspector Tolley added that a large amount of alcohol had been
"We took away 80 cans of beer and cider, plus 35 bottles
with varying contents."
He added: "It was a very disappointing end to an otherwise
successful and peaceful event. Investigations into the incident
Burnham-On-Sea.com reported here
how the event had started peacefully with over 400 people enjoying
a traditional meal and entertainment.
Pictured: The East Brent Harvest Home had started peacefully,
as pictured, but ended in disorder