First photos from scene of mass brawl in Doncaster town centre

These are the first pictures from the scene of a mass brawl in Doncaster town centre which saw fighting between a gang of 50 people.

Monday, 25th November 2019, 3:29 pm
Updated Monday, 25th November 2019, 3:31 pm

Police were called to East Laith Gate at around 8pm last night after reports of a fight outside Shabir’s restaurant.

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According to eyewitnesses, men, women and children were all caught up in the violence which spilled over from the pavement and into the road.

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Police flood East Laith Gate to deal with a mass brawl.

A number of police cars raced to the scene to deal with the disorder.

A South Yorkshire Police spokesman said: “Officers were called to East Laith Gate in Doncaster yesterday evening to reports of a fight.

“A 41-year-old man from Doncaster was arrested on suspicion of section 47 assault.

“An 18-year-old Rotherham man suffered minor facial injuries during the incident.”

Police deal with the brawl in East Laith Gate.

A Section 47 Assault is when actual bodily harm has been caused.