Five held after teenagers brawl at Turtle Bay

  • In more peaceful times: Turtle Bay at Clearwater Park was turned into a battle zone by as many as 50 teenagers brandishing weapons. Five have been arrested (File photograph by Blaire Simmons)

    In more peaceful times: Turtle Bay at Clearwater Park was turned into a battle zone by as many as 50 teenagers brandishing weapons. Five have been arrested (File photograph by Blaire Simmons)


Five people were arrested after a weekend fight that involved about 50 teenagers.

Police went to the scene after people reported a disturbance.

A police spokesman said: “Callers reported bottles being thrown and knives being brandished; however, there were no injuries reported.

“A quick police response brought a stop to the fighting as several males dispersed from the area.”

The incident happened at Turtle Bay in Clearwater Park at about 5.20pm on Friday. The arrests were for alleged offences, including possession of a knife.

Police are continuing to investigate the incident. They have asked anyone who had video or pictures of the incident not to post them on social media.

The spokesman said they should be turned in to the police to aid the investigation.

Anyone who can help the inquiry should call 211 or the main police number on 295-0011.

Information can also be passed on through the anonymous and confidential Crime Stoppers hotline on 800-8477.

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Published Jun 1, 2020 at 8:00 am (Updated Jun 1, 2020 at 7:59 am)

Five held after teenagers brawl at Turtle Bay

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