Shocking moment brawl breaks out and police are attacked at a cinema after ‘group of people arrive with machetes’
- Fighting broke out at a cinema complex in Birmingham this afternoon
- Group of people arrived at the Star City complex with machetes, reports say
- West Midlands police has made a number of arrests following the brawl
A number of arrests have been made after fighting broke out at a cinema complex in Birmingham.
West Midlands Police said officers were called to the Star City complex at just before 5.35pm on Saturday to reports that a group of people had arrived at the cinema with machetes.
Police found a group of more than 100 people there and said pockets of fighting had broken out.
The force said: ‘A number of police officers have been assaulted, and several arrests have been made.’
The police added that a dispersal order has been put in place, giving officers the powers to move on groups and arrest those who fail to leave.
Officers are understood to still be at the scene and closely liaising with management at the venue.
It is understood that children and families had been queuing to watch Frozen 2 in the cinema when the fight broke out.
A fight broke out at the Star City cinema complex in Birmingham this evening
Reports have also said that a group of people arrived at the cinema with machetes
West Midlands police found a group of more than 100 people there and said pockets of fighting had broken out