A number of people are in hospital this morning after a’ violent disturbance’ broke out in Moses Gate last night.
Weapons were involved in the fight which broke out, say police on a ‘site off’ Hall Lane, Bolton.
Police were called at 5.20pm and the force helicopter was scrambled. Three men were injured and undergoing treatment for non-life threatening injuries.
One of the casualties was already in hospital, having it is understood flagged down a passing motorist on Church Street in Little lever.
Patrols have been stepped up following the incident.
Last night part of Church Street was taped off as police carried out investigations into the attack.
A spokesman for Greater Manchester Police said: “We were called at around 5.20pm on Sunday (30 October) to reports of a disturbance involving weapons on a site off Hall Lane, Bolton.
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“Three men were reported injured and are currently requiring hospital treatment for non-life-threatening injuries.
“One of the casualties was reported to us and taken to hospital from Church Street in the Little Lever area of the town.
“Four men – aged between 26 and 49 – have been arrested on suspicion of violent disorder and enquiries from our Bolton CID to establish the full circumstances are underway.
“Extra patrols are in the area and any information should be passed to us by speaking to our officers or via our LiveChat facility or calling 101 quoting incident 2589 of 30/10/2022.
“Details can be passed anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”
More to follow.