POLICE in Studley have been hit by fireworks, fired by a gang of yobs.

A group of people were seen on the Pool Road car park setting of firework rockets towards a nearby cadet hut.

The police arrived and managed to speak to some of those matching the descriptions given but some of the group ran off.

While officers were dealing with those remaining a firework was set off from a nearby alleyway at police officers showering them with sparks.

The incident happened on Thursday, October 25 around 8.30pm.