5 arrested in connection to
Violent Disorder in Liverpool City Centre
arrested following the execution of 5 Warrants, at 5 properties throughout the
UK. The arrests came as part of an investigation by Merseyside Police into a
period of disorder, which took place in Liverpool City Centre, on Saturday, 27
February 2016. In total 33 people were arrested following the disturbance which
took place around Lime Street Station and St George's Hall.
We are told that this time
Merseyside Police Officers attended address in Dovecot, Liverpool, together with
addresses in:- Cheshire, Blackburn, Accrington and Midlothian, Scotland as part
on their ongoing investigation. We are also told that all 5 were arrested for:-
'Conspiracy to Commit Violent Disorder.' We are also told that they
were:- a 34 year old man, a 42 year old man, a 24 year old woman, a 19 year old
woman and a 50 year old man. The 5 have since been bailed until Tuesday, 23
Merseyside Police Detectives
are also continuing to appeal for anyone who hasn't already submitted video
footage or photographs that they took on the day to get in touch.
Detective Sergeant Louise Birchall, from the Major Crime Unit, said:-
"We are currently pursuing a number of lines of enquiry to identify other people
who may have been involved in criminal acts and disorder during that afternoon.
We are aware that a large number of people, who were there on the day, including
people who were simply bystanders, filmed or took photographs of what happened
on their cameras and mobile phones. We would ask anyone who has such footage and
who hasn't already done so to supply it to us so we can identify the people
responsible and bring them to justice."
Anyone with footage or
photographs can email them to:-