- The fight broke out after a child started crying in Neijiang City’s Wanda Plaza
- Witnesses filmed the fight in China, which began in an Octonaut-themed ball pit
- Footage shows how one mother’s top was ripped in half during the scrap
- Staff in the Sichuan Province shopping centre were forced to call the police
This is the moment a ball pit scuffle between children extended into a brawl between two families.
Mobile phone footage shows three adults argue then square off with a fourth woman, believed to be the mother of one of the children involved.
According to staff at the Wanda Plaza shopping centre in Neijiang City in China’s southern Sichuan Province, the disagreement started with two children in a ball pit themed after British TV series Octonauts.
This fight broke out between two families after a child burst into tears in the Wanda Plaza
The Neijiang City scrap was filmed by shocked witnesses in the shopping centre’s play area
Fists flew between the families after one child burst into tears.
The clip shows how the families started out yelling at each other, with the mother clearly unfazed despite being outnumbered.
A woman’s top was ripped in two during the fight in the Sichuan Province retail centre
One family argued with the woman after a scuffle between two children in a ball pit escalated
Hair-grabbing and fighting breaks out as shocked staff members are unable to separate them.
The lone mother’s top is ripped in half before being joined by her husband.
The brawlers pulled hair as fists flew following an incident between two children in a ball pit
Staff were unable to separate the brawling adults after the fight broke out near the ball pit
Neijiang City police were called and both parties were detained for investigation.
Wanda Plaza is one of the businesses under Wanda Group, owned by one of China’s richest men, 62-year-old Wang Jianlin.
Wanda also sponsors Atletico Madrid’s new stadium – the Wanda Metropolitano.