Another night of violence at the Southport Musical Firework Championships October 2nd, 2016 jmr jmr Latest News Shares Comments Another night of violence at the Southport Musical Firework Championships For the second year Merseyside police are following a number separate incidents of assault during the Southport Musical Firework Championships last, Saturday 1 October 2016. One parent, Rupert Paton has warned parents ahead of the final nights display, he said: “I would like warn any parents allowing their children to go to the fireworks by themselves later on – think twice as my 15 year-old son was attacked by a gang of lads last night, completely unprovoked.” “They are coming into Southport for one purpose only, to fight and pick on innocent people who are simply just wanting enjoy the fireworks.” “Thankfully Joseph is okay with a few minor swellings and shock, but I would hate it to happen to anyone else’s son or daughter”. Also read: Gangs of youths run riot at British Musical Fireworks Championships Southport Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/Otsnews-Southport-1575528676012039/ Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!