Five people have been arrested after a mass brawl broke out in Gravesend on Monday night.

Two people sustained facial injuries and were taken to a local hospital after a fight broke out in Milton Road, Gravesend.

Kent Police were called to the area at 7:27pm on Monday, January 20 after reports of a group of people causing a disturbance on Milton Road.

Officers arrested two 17-year-old boys on suspicion of affray and possession of an offensive weapon, and an 18-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of affray and assault.

Police also arrested a 21-year-old on suspicion of assault and a 26-year-old on suspicion of affray, both male, in connection with the incident.

Witnesses on Facebook said seven police cars and three ambulances turned up at the scene, and claimed a baseball bat and a brick were involved.

All five arrested have been bailed pending further enquiries until 17 and 18 February.