Man arrested after 50-strong mass brawl erupts in Doncaster town centre

A man has been arrested after a mass brawl involving 50 people erupted in Doncaster town centre.

Monday, 25th November 2019, 11:14 am
Updated Tuesday, 26th November 2019, 2:18 pm

Police were called to East Laith Gate in Doncaster town centre yesterday evening after reports of a fight near to Shabir’s restaurant.

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Eyewitnesses reported a large police presence in the area and that up to 50 people were involved.

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Police were called to the brawl in East Laith Gate. Picture: Andrew Roe

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.”

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