Brawl breaks out on the golf course, Police uses buggies to catch suspects
Can slow play lead to this? Very few could imagine that the incident occurred at one Midlands Golf Course. Police had to utilise golf carts to reach the place of incidence fast and resolve the issue successfully.
Police have confirmed that weapons were used and bones were broke in the fight among a group of eight people over the issue of slow play. The police arrested four men on suspicion of assault from Greenway Hall Golf Club in Stockton Brook.
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They have decided to not to escalate the issue and take no further action and the golfers have been released without charge.
The drama unfolded at 1.55 p.m on Friday last week.
A Police Spokesman said:
“Our officers used their initiative and utilised two golf buggies when they were called to reports of an incident at the golf course.
“The officers responded to a report of an alleged assault at Greenway Hall Golf Club at around 1.55pm on Friday. On arrival, the officers used two golf buggies to quickly get to the location on the course.
“Four men were arrested at the scene on suspicion of assault. Following inquiries, they were later released without further action. A man was treated at the scene for minor injuries.”
Police have also revealed that weapons were used in the incident – and ‘bones had been broken’.
Chief Inspector John Owen, commander of Stoke-on-Trent North said: “I’m very proud of my officers. They’ve used initiative, gone to a fight (as we always do) outnumbered, and have resolved it resulting in peace and order. Hole in one I’d say!”