A mass brawl broke out this afternoon in New Eltham with fights, glass thrown and attacks with wooden poles.
A large number of people appeared to be involved with blood seen as fighting spilled across the entire street in a spot near the co-op and Beehive pub. Multiple glasses were thrown with some believed to have hit a Chinese restaurant.
According to information sent to me the fighting continued for some time with Footscray Road blocked as groups fought in the street and the pub locked its doors to keep people out.
I’m waiting to hear back on further details. It’s unknown if there were any serious injuries though violence was widespread. Unconfirmed reports state someone was knocked down and then attacked on the floor.
According to a witness: “I’ve seen a lot of brawls in my time but this violence was particularly nasty. A couple of people were bleeding and some of the attacks were cowardly”.
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