Blackpool streets sealed off after group attacks near Home Bargains

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A police cordon was set off on Hopton Road at the junction of Lytham Road next to Home Bargains


Police cordon on Hopton Road
Police cordon on Hopton Road (Image: LancsLive/BPL Bible)

Several streets were cordoned off in Blackpool following an incident near Home Bargains.

Police were called to Hopton Road, off Lytham Road, last night (January 9).

It followed reports of assaults in the area by a group of offenders.

Pictures from the scene showed a police cordon in place on Hopton Road from the junction with Home Bargains and extending into Blundell Street.

At least two police vans were parked in the area and Hopton Street was taped off to pedestrians and motorists.

Lancashire Constabulary told LancsLive the incident involved ‘an assault or a couple of assaults involving a group by Home Bargains’.

They resulted in ‘relatively minor injuries’ and no arrests have been reported.

North West Ambulance Service has been contacted for comment.