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Busy weekend for police

Figures well up on last year

The police had many more incidents to deal with at the weekend than the equivalent period last year, according to their statistics.

Between 8am on Friday and 8am yesterday, there were 177 calls to the emergency services joint control room.

Twenty-four arrests were made, 15 on Friday night alone.

Chief Inspector Phil Shimmin says it was a real test for resources:

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