POLICE are appealing for witnesses to an isolated incident which is believed to have happened in Scunthorpe, resulting in a further incident taking place in Goole, during the early hours of Tuesday 14 February 2012.
Officers in Scunthorpe attended an incident on Frodingham Road, Scunthorpe and a further incident on Old Brumby Street, Scunthorpe where a verbal and physical altercation is believed to have taken place between a large number of men.
Following these incidents, at around 0233hrs a further physical altercation is believed to have taken place, again involving a large number of men, resulting in damage being caused to a takeaway on Swinefleet Road, Goole.
A man is then believed to have then been ran over and two other men sustained leg injuries, close to the takeaway. The offending vehicle is then believed to have driven away from the scene at speed.
The people taken to hospital were treated for a mixture of non life threatening and serious injuries.
Officers investigating the incident have arrested a number of people, who remain in custody across the force and two people currently remain in hospital awaiting treatment.
“At present we believe this is an isolated incident involving a number of European men who are possibly known to each other.
“A team of officers are conducting localised enquiries in Scunthorpe and Goole, working to establish the exact circumstances of all three incidents.
“Anyone who may have information, involving large groups of individuals, seen in Scunthorpe and Goole in the early hours of the morning of Tuesday 14 February to contact police.
“Anyone who may have seen a convoy of vehicles travelling, possibly at speed, in the direction of Goole from Scunthorpe. One of these vehicles is thought to have been a Vauxhall Corsa.
“Officers have spoken to witnesses, and would ask anyone who is able to assist police with their enquiries to call Humberside Police tel 101 quoting log 55 14 January 2012.