At least seven people were arrested by police investigating reports of a large-scale brawl involving up to 50 youths in West Sussex. Locals reported weapons being used in the confrontation in Dorsten Square, Bewbush, Crawley, on Sunday night. A number of people neededhospital treatment, but none of their injuries are thought to be serious,police said.
Sussex Police received more than 20 callsabout the disorder, which is believed to have erupted between two rivalfactions. Six people were detained on suspicion of affray and at least one on suspicion of assaulting a police officer.
Police have released images of people they want to speak to in connection with violent clashes which broke out during a protest in Brighton.
Two groups were involved in the fight - where tables, chair, pint glasses and bottles were thrown at police by people outside The Dorset pub.
The fight is believed to be connected to the march where hundreds of nationalists and anti-fascists paraded through the city to the seafront on the 27th April.
Police made 27 arrests and six people have been charged.
Detective Inspector Vicki Harris said:
"Our attention has been focused on this nasty incident which happened in front of a lot of people out shopping and we are determined to catch these people. Some of these people we believe to be from the Sheffield area, however some of them could be from elsewhere in the country."
Hampshire Police are appealing for witnesses after a man received serious injuries during a Portsmouth fight.
Police were called to the Red Lion pub in London Road, Cosham at 11.48pm on Friday 27th December.
A 31-year-old man from Portsmouth was taken to hospital with serious facial injuries.
A second man received medical attention at the scene for facial injuries which were not as serious.
Initial enquiries found that both the men were victims of an assault involving a number of other people.
Investigating officer Sergeant Nicola Smith said: CCTV footage is being examined to establish the complete circumstances and help identify suspects. "We are appealing for witnesses among people either inside or near the Red Lion pub between 11pm last night and quarter past midnight this morning"