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LUNCHTIME DRAMA IN NEWPORT TOWN

policepylestreetA number of Police officers swooped on a Newport property this lunchtime resulting in the closure of a busy main road through the town.

Several marked Police vehicles arrived at Pyle Street shortly before 12:25 today (Saturday) before entering a property behind the nearby BHS store.

The road was blocked for a short period as officers dragged an unknown male from the property, also occupied by a woman and children.

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Island Echo understand the man, aged in his 20’s, was arrested on suspicion of affray following an assault in the town.

Photograph by Stewart Gibbs via the Isle of Wight Breaking News Group

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