Disturbance happened as millions marked Halloween
A 12-year-old girl was arrested on suspicion of carrying a weapon following a late night brawl in Leicester Square on Sunday.
Metropolitan Police officers were called to the Leicester Square area at around 9pm following reports of a fight in the area and found a man with head injuries after being hit with a bottle.
A so-called ‘Section 60’ — giving officers additional stop and search powers — was imposed on Soho and Leicester Square overnight.
The Metropolitan Police said: “We were called at approx 9pm to a fight in Leicester Square. Most dispersed when officers attended.
“One man was found with head injuries due to being hit by a bottle. He was treated by paramedics. A 12-yr-old girl was arrested on suspicion of being in possession of an offensive weapon.”
Anyone with information has been asked to call police on 101 with reference number CAD 8786/31OCT21.