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Man charged following Queen Street disorder

January 7, 2018
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Nottinghamshire Police has issued the below statement, following reports circulating online of public disorder in the Queen Street area of Nottingham city centre.

A force spokesperson said: “Nottinghamshire Police were made aware of reports circulating online of an incident in Nottingham city centre, which was reported in some media outlets to have taken place on Thursday 4 January 2018.

“However, following further investigation, officers have established that the footage relates to an incident which officers previously responded to in the early hours of Monday 1 January 2018.

“In respect of this incident, officers arrested three men at the scene soon after the incident was reported to officers just after 2am on Monday 1 January 2018.

Makhel Leigertwood-Gibson, 20, of Broomfield Road, Southgate, London, was charged with two counts of assault by beating in connection with the incident. He has been released on bail to appear at Nottingham Magistrates Court on 26 January 2018.

The other two men arrested in connection with the incident were cautioned in connection with the incident.


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