Mass brawl at Manchester bus station: man arrested (video)

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Man arrested after mass brawl at bus station in Manchester


A man, believed to be a soldier, has been arrested after a mass brawl took place at a Manchesterbus station in broad daylight in front of terrified shoppers.

A passerby caught the scene on camera, which shows two groups of men fighting, with some being kicked while lying on the floor.

Onlookers can be heard screaming for them to stop, but the fight continues over a number of minutes.

They even take the fight onto the road, ignoring the beeps of double decker buses and other traffic.

According to the Mirror, police received several complaints from members of the public about the fight, which broke out at 3pm on Saturday afternoon at the Piccadilly Gardens interchange.

By the time the police arrived, both groups of men had left the scene, but officers managed to locate one of the groups and identify the men.

Police confirmed that one man, a soldier, was arrested for being absent without leave from the army.

The Manchester Evening News reports that no arrests have been made in relation to the incident as police have not received complaints of assault.

The paper adds that it is unclear what injuries, if any, were sustained by the men.

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