'Youths throwing fireworks' spark increased police patrols

This post first appeared on Nottingham Post. Read the original article.

Police patrols will be increased in the Carrington area after multiple reports of 'youths throwing fireworks in the street'.

Officers from Nottinghamshire Police say they have received "a number of reports" from residents.

The latest reports related to an incident in Church Drive on Wednesday (October 25).

Prior to this, a gang with bandanas covering their faces threw fireworks in the Devon Drive area on Thursday, October 19.

At the time, the Post reported that the gang of around eight "youths" upset shop owners nearby and threw fireworks in the street.

A woman then had her handbag stolen on Devon Drive, which is off Mansfield Road.

Devon Drive, Carrington

The 46-year-old fell to the ground after having her bag pulled from her arm.

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Two teenagers - aged 15 and 19 - were arrested on suspicion of robbery and have since been released under investigation.

Officers are continuing their investigations into the incidents.

Anyone with any information is urged to call Nottinghamshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.