Arrests as brawl breaks out at Leeds funeral wake UPDATED

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Two people were arrested after a brawl that is understood to have broken out following a funeral.

The incident took place outside The Acorn pub on Leeds and Bradford Road in Bramley at about 7.30pm on Monday. (March 24)

One man suffered a broken nose as fighting spilled into the road.

West Yorkshire Police said officers had arrived at the scene after the fight had taken place but said there was still a large group of people in the area.

When officers got there it is believed a brick was hurled at their car.

An eyewitness told the Yorkshire Evening Post: “We came up the road and there were people all over, all fighting. We didn’t want to get involved so we had to turn around. It was very frightening.”

It is believed those involved had been at a wake following a funeral.

One man was arrested on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm and one on suspicion of obstructing police.

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