Three Arrested After Baseball Bat Fight

21 September 2012, 16:00

Three men have been arrested after a fight broke out In the Marsh Farm area of Luton.

Six men were reportedly fighting with baseball bats on Stockholm Way at around 11.18am.

An onlooker also told police they thought they heard what sounded like a gun shot fire.

Armed Response Officers, the Dog Unit and the force helicopter searched the area and three men aged 40, 33 and 25 were arrested on suspicion of affray. 

They remain in police custody.

Heart was told by Bedfordshire Police that the nearby school, Whitefield Primary, chose to keep children in during their lunch break because the incident had generated a large police presence.