Teachers suffer minor injuries following disturbances outside Failsworth school

Date published: 13 March 2018

Shortly before 3pm today (Tuesday), police were called to reports of fighting outside the Co-op Academy Failsworth school on Brierley Avenue.

Two groups of boys - who are not believed to be pupils at the school - were fighting, before teachers tried to intervene.

Officers attended and found two teachers with minor injuries and a car that had been damaged.

The groups ran off before officers arrived and enquiries into the circumstances around the incident are ongoing.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting incident number 1150 of 13/03/18 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.