The team investigating the incidents and crimes as part of the East Leicester disorder have made seven more arrests this week.
Seven men – two aged 21, two aged 23, two aged 25 and one aged 22 – all from Leicester, were arrested on Tuesday 1 November on suspicion of violent disorder relating to an incident on 22 May 2022.
They were interviewed by detectives and have been released on conditional police bail while enquiries are continuing.
This brings the total number of arrests to 73 across the investigation.
Temporary Chief Constable Rob Nixon said: “Our large and dedicated team are working long hours to identify those involved in the different incidents, and these are significant arrests in relation to the incident in May this year.
“We have reviewed hours and hours of CCTV footage from this incident, leading to these arrests. The investigation will now carry on in the background, pulling together all the evidence.
“Investigations of this nature do take time, but the team are working incredibly hard behind the scenes. There will also be more arrests in the days and weeks to come.”
High-visibility policing is continuing in the area, too.
Mr Nixon continued: “We want to make sure that the communities of East Leicester who were disrupted by this disorder feel safe where they live and we will continue to be visible, on patrol in the area.
“There have been no disturbances in the last few weeks and we want to keep it that way."