Lowestoft nightspot closed by police
A LOWESTOFT nightspot had to be closed by police after trouble flared, it emerged this week.Greenfields, in Lowestoft High Street, was closed on the evening of Friday, February 26 after a man was injured and another man was arrested as officers issued a closure order amid concerns 'over the behaviour' of some patrons within the premises.
A LOWESTOFT nightspot had to be closed by police after trouble flared, it emerged this week.
Greenfields, in Lowestoft High Street, was closed on the evening of Friday, February 26 after a man was injured and another man was arrested as officers issued a closure order amid concerns 'over the behaviour' of some patrons within the premises.
'Police were called to attend Lowestoft High Street following a report of a man with injuries standing outside Greenfields,' a police spokesman told The Journal.
Officers subsequently found a 23-year-old man who had suffered cuts to his face as he reported there had been an altercation inside Greenfields, as trouble flared in the venue.
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A 20-year-old man was subsequently arrested and he has now been bailed to return to Lowestoft police station on April 3, pending further enquiries.
'Police did issue a closure order under section 161 of the Licensing Act, which closed the premises for three hours, following concerns over the behaviour of some patrons within the premises,' the spokesman added.
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'Officers are now working closely with the licensee to try to ensure measures are in place to prevent further incidents.'