Girl arrested after police car has windows kicked as gang of youths cause chaos at Birstall retail park

A young girl was arrested on suspicion of kicking the windows of a police car during an incident where a gang of youths caused chaos at Birstall retail park.

Friday, 20th December 2019, 9:59 am
Updated Friday, 20th December 2019, 12:44 pm
A young girl was arrested after kicking the windows of a police car during an incident where a gang of youths caused chaos at Birstall retail park. Photo: Google.

The group of young people were shouting, swearing and causing disruption.

WYP's Batley and Spen officers said: "Officers have also attended a report of nuisance youths shouting, swearing and causing a general disruption to customers at J27 Birstall.

"A number of youths were detained and one arrested for public order offences.

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"She was further arrested for attempted criminal damage after repeatedly kicking the windows of the police vehicle."

The neighbourhood team also located a stolen van from Leeds in the Soothill area of Batley.