Six charged over market town brawl

POLICE have charged six people in connection with a brawl in a Suffolk market town.The teenagers are all due to appear in court next week charged with offences relating to a fracas allegedly involving up to 50 people.

POLICE have charged six people in connection with a brawl in a Suffolk market town.

The teenagers are all due to appear in court next week charged with offences relating to a fracas allegedly involving up to 50 people.

The incident is said to have happened in Framlingham late on Friday, May 26 and into the early hours of the next morning.

Police had to call in officers from seven towns to deal with the alleged incident and it was claimed some were assaulted and spat at.


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Luke Wilkinson, 18, of The Green, Saxstead and Daniel Bourke, 19, of Wetherup Street, Wetheringsett have both been charged with causing harassment, alarm or distress.

Benjamin Holmes, 18, of Hall Road, Otley has been charged with threatening behaviour.

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Chantelle Babbidge, 19, of Townsfield Cottages, Dennington, have been charged with threatening behaviour and assaulting a police officer.

A 16-year-old boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has also been charged with threatening behaviour in relation to the incident.

And a 17-year-old boy from the Wetheringsett has been charged with threatening behaviour and assaulting a police officer.

Two others have already been dealt with - an 18-year-old was cautioned and a 17-year-old was given a fixed penalty notice - both for causing harassment, alarm or distress.

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