Heavy police presence after ‘disorder’ on major Bristol road

There was a heavy police presence in Clifton this evening (Monday) after a gang was causing ‘disorder outside a convenience store’.

Four police vehicles and around eight officers were seen outside Toolstation, opposite the BBC offices on Whiteladies Road.

In pictures shared with Bristol Live, a witness said that on their way back from a ballet class they saw “eight officers with a gang of roadmen”, although they were not sure what had happened.

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Avon and Somerset Police report that they were called at around 8.45pm this evening (Monday, September 27), they then went on to stop the young men in Whiteladies Road.

A spokesman for the police said: “We were called at around 8.45pm this evening following a disorder outside a convenience store in Queens Road, Clifton.

“Officers attended and a group of young males believed to have been involved in this incident were stopped in Whiteladies Road.

“No arrests were made and further enquiries will now be carried out.”

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