POLICE were called to reports of a disturbance Ryde last night (Tuesday) where two people were arrested on suspicion multiple offences.

Officers descended on St John's Road at around 8pm where a man and a woman were arrested.

An Isle of Wight Police spokesperson said: "A 34-year-old woman from Ryde was arrested on suspicion of common assault, assaulting a police officer, criminal damage, racially aggravated assault and possession of a class B drug.

"A 31-year-old man, from Newport, was also arrested on suspicion of obstructing police and possession of an offensive weapon.

"They remain in custody and enquiries are ongoing."

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