Investigation continuing following report of fight in Leicester
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Detectives are continuing to appeal for witnesses to come forward following a report of a fight in Leicester in the early hours of Friday morning (22 May).
At around 12.15am, a member of the public called police to report a fight taking place at St Nicholas Circle and that those involved had then made off from the scene in two cars, believed to be an Audi and a Mercedes.
Following initial enquiries, two men aged 31 and 29 were arrested at an address in Leicester on suspicion of affray. They have both since been released under investigation.
Officers attended the scene and as a result of enquiries carried out in the local area, found a cannabis grow inside a building at the junction of Bath Lane and King Richards Road.
Officers were at the scene yesterday to recover the plants, meaning Talbot Lane and one lane of St Augustine Road were closed temporarily. They have since reopened.
Detective Inspector Ross Dimmock, from Central Leicester CID, said: “Our investigation is still very much continuing and we’d like to speak to anyone who believes they may have information that could help.
“Our enquiries are ongoing to establish whether the fight and cannabis grow are linked in any way.
“Were you heading to or from the city centre – particularly the area around St Nicholas Circle – in the early hours of Friday morning? Did you see anyone acting in a manner that seemed unusual or suspicious? I’m particularly keen to speak to any taxi drivers who may have been in the area.
“I would also ask anyone with a dashcam installed in their vehicle to contact police.”
Anyone with information is asked to call 101, quoting incident 6 of 22 May.
You can also provide information by visiting https://www.leics.police.uk/ro/report/ocr/af/how-to-report-a-crime/