Three teenagers have been arrested in Watford Town Centre this afternoon after an incident in the high street.
At least seven police vehicles swamped the high street as shocked members of the public looked on. The police stopped outside TGI Friday and ran in the direction of thd Atria Watford shopping centre.
Some members of the public could be seen running from the scene as police rushed to the incident to make the arrests.
Herts Police tweeted: “Three teenage boys have been arrested on suspicion of affray, with one also arrested on suspicion of possessing a knife, after an incident in #Watford High Street this afternoon, Thursday 27 October.
“They are in custody.”
Shortly afterwards, Herts Police told Harrow Online: “Three teenagers have been arrested by officers in Watford town centre this afternoon, Thursday 27 October.
“Police were called at 5.29pm to reports of a group of males chasing another male in High Street, Watford.
“Three teenage boys were arrested and a bladed article was recovered.
“All were arrested on suspicion of affray, with one also arrested on suspicion of possessing a knife. They remain in custody at this time.
“Any witnesses or anyone with information should call the non-emergency number 101 quoting ISR 588 of 27 October.
“You can also report information online at herts.police.uk/report or speak to an operator in our Force Communications Room via our online web chat at herts.police.uk/contact or call the non-emergency number 101. Alternatively, you can stay 100% anonymous by contacting the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via their untraceable online form at crimestoppers-uk.org.”