Youths arrested following Arataki fight
Police patrols have been increased in the Arataki area following a large fight over the weekend.
According to members of the public, there were multiple police units near Baywave and Bayfair, along with a large group of college aged youth congregated along Girven Road.
Senior Sergeant Deidre Lack, Area Manager - Response, Mt Maunganui, says police are aware of recent incidents involving youth disorder in the Arataki area.
“On an incident on Saturday afternoon, three young people were arrested for disorder.”
She says there were no reports of any injuries.
“Police know incidents like this are concerning for residents, and patrols have been increased in the area as a precaution.
“Police are asking anyone with information about recent incidents or those involved to get in touch by phoning 105.”
Deidre says anyone with immediate concerns for the safety of themselves or others should call 111.