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Eight men bailed after dispute in Norfolk village culminates in car crash

PUBLISHED: 11:18 31 July 2014 | UPDATED: 11:20 31 July 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted.

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Eight men, arrested after an incident involving two groups of people in a Norfolk village culminated in a car crash, have been bailed.

Police were called to reports of a dispute between two groups of men in Mill Lane, Carbrooke, at about 9.20pm on Tuesday.

Officers received a further call at 9.35pm to reports that three vehicles - a blue Renault Clio, a blue Vauxhall Astra and a silver Ford Focus had been spotted driving dangerously in Mill Road and Norwich Road, between Carbrooke and Hingham.

The Renault Clio was then found to have overturned in Norwich Road at Hingham, with firefighters from Hingham and Attleborough called to the scene.

The occupants of the three cars were treated for minor injuries. All were men aged between 20 and 49 and from various places around Norfolk.

They were all arrested on suspicion of affray.

Police are continuing their inquiries to establish the events which led up to the crash.

The men have been bailed until Friday, August 22.

Anyone with information about the incident in Carbrooke, or the crash on Norwich Road should call police on 101.

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