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MetiNews.Com - A 19-year-old was arrested over the alleged incident involving a police vehicle while another boy, 15, has been charged with carrying a knife.
Breaking News ! Police have arrested three teens in connection with a 'mass brawl' sparked at a popular Edinburgh park. Officers raced to The Meadows after the alarm was raised at around 7.45pm on July 31. Shocking images showed huge crowds in the park watch on as the alleged rammy kicks off. A 19-year-old was cuffed in connection with the alleged smashing of a police van's rear window, while a boy, 15, has been charged with being in possession of a knife. The Meadows in Edinburgh (Image: Getty Images) Read More Related Articles How to get the latest Scottish news stories sent straight to your inbox with our newsletters Read More Related Articles Police race to The Meadows in Edinburgh after 'mass brawl' breaks out Cops also nicked a 16-year-old over a breach of the peace. A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “We received reports of disturbances at the Meadows Public Park in Edinburgh, on the evening of Friday, 31 July, 2020. “Officers attended and whilst there the rear window of a police van was allegedly smashed.
. “Additionally a 15-year-old boy was arrested and charged for being in possession of a knife and a further arrest was made of a 16-year-old in connection with a breach of the peace.
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“Reports will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal and Childrens Reporter. "Last night saw a number of people in the area using the space to enjoy the good weather. Criminal, disruptive and anti-social behaviour will not be tolerated, and we will continue to work with local authority partners to ensure the safety of the local community."
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