POLICE have arrested two people after an altercation in Lakeside Shopping Centre this evening.

Officers were called to reports of a disturbance near Sketchers shortly after 5.25pm and made the first arrest within 12 minutes of being called.

An Essex Police spokesman said: "We'd like to thank shoppers and staff for their reports to us.

"We know that videos and photographs may have been taken of the disturbance and would ask that you either show these to an officer on scene, or send these in through our website to assist with our enquiries."

The incident number to quote is 884 of Monday 19 October.