November 6, 2023 4.00 pm This story is over 6 months old

Lincoln residents eager to move after estate bonfire sparks violence

Groups of youths were seen igniting fires and vandalising houses

By Local Democracy Reporter

Residents of Lincoln’s Tower Estate are looking to relocate following a bonfire in a nearby park that spiralled into violence.

Lincolnshire Police responded to a disturbance call at Tower Avenue around 5.40 pm yesterday (Sunday), following reports of a group of youths igniting fires and engaging in vandalism.

Eyewitnesses reported a substantial bonfire in the Tower Crescent Play Area, ignited by a mix of teenagers and adults. The group was seen tearing down local residents’ fences to fuel the growing fire.

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