Cops make arrests over Tik Tok brawl

 

Two men have been charged after the riot squad was called in to break up a wild brawl in western Sydney.

Police will allege a group of between 30 and 40 people were involved in the fight on Wigram St in Harris Park about 10.10pm on Friday.

It will be alleged the fight was organised and then broadcast through social media app Tik Tok.

After launching an investigation, police arrested two men on Monday.

A Campsie man, 33, was arrested at Parramatta police station just before 4pm and charged with affray, using carriage service to menace, harass and offend and publicly threatening or inciting violence.

Another man, 30, was arrested was arrested at a Jordan Springs home about 6pm and charged with dangerous driving offences and common assault.

Both men have been bailed to face Parramatta Local Court on October 7.

A 33-year-old man was treated for minor head injuries after he was punched and knocked to the ground during the brawl.

 

About 30 to 40 people gathered for the fight on Wigram St in Harris Park. Picture: 7 News
About 30 to 40 people gathered for the fight on Wigram St in Harris Park. Picture: 7 News

 

Dramatic video of the brawl shows punches being thrown and a person being kicked repeatedly on the ground as people run across the road disrupting traffic.

Parramatta police and the Public Order and Riot Squad arrived before the crowd was moved on.

Police are investigating whether it was racially motivated and are still conducting high-visibility proactive patrols of the area.

Anyone with information has been urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

 

The riot squad was called in to break up an alleged brawl. Picture: 7 News
The riot squad was called in to break up an alleged brawl. Picture: 7 News

 

jack.paynter@news.com.au

Originally published as Cops make arrests over Tik Tok brawl


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