More than 20 men were fighting in a park on Saturday afternoon, leaving some seriously injured.

Burnley police said they were called shortly after 3.30pm on Saturday (April 3) to reports of a fight, which they believe involved over 20 males aged between 10 and 30.

The fight broke out in Hargher Clough Park, off Harold Street and police are now appealing for witnesses to come forward after some of those involved ended up with serious injuries.

A spokesperson for the police said: "We believe there could be over 20 males involved in the fight between the ages of 10- 30 years old.

"As a result of this, a number of males have ended up with serious injuries.

"There were a significant amount of people on the park at the time that may have witnessed this incident.

"We are urging anyone with any information about who was involved to come forward."

Police have asked witnesses to call 101 quoting LC-20210403-1049 or email or