Two teenagers aged 15 and 16 have been arrested after stones were launched at police officers and police cars.

At around 9.30pm on Wednesday, officers in Blackburn were called to New Chapel Street in Mill Hill after receiving a number of calls suggesting a group of 10-15 youths were fighting in the area.

Police attended the incident and on engaging with the group were confronted by offensive language and disorderly behaviour, with some of the youths launching stones at the officers.

A spokesperson for the police said: "We are investigating a disturbance which took place in Mill Hill in Blackburn on Wednesday.

"A 15-year-old was boy was arrested at the scene on suspicion of a public order offence, and later released on police bail pending an intervention by the youth offending team.

"A 16-year-old boy was also arrested on suspicion of being drunk and disorderly and has been dealt with through a community resolution.

"The rest of the group dispersed.

"Some stones were reported to have been thrown towards officers, however there were no reports of any injuries or damage to property."

Following the incident an attending officer said: "Officers who attended were met with aggression from a large group of youths, stones were thrown at officers and their vehicles.

"We quickly gained control of the situation and made some arrests.

"We would now like to ask parents and guardians: Do you know where your children are and what they are doing?"

CCTV Enquires are being conducted with a view to identifying the remaining individuals involved.

If anyone has any information that may help police enquiries, please contact them on 101 quoting reference 1486 of June 17 or email