Video shows youth being punched to the ground in mass street fight in Leeds city centre

Shocking footage has emerged online of a group of youths engaged in a mass brawl in the middle of the road in Leeds city centre

Wednesday, 9th October 2019, 19:41 pm
Updated Wednesday, 9th October 2019, 19:41 pm

The video shows a group of mostly teenage boys surrounding another boy and punching him to the ground.

-> Four people arrested after drugs raids in south LeedsOne girl films the brawl, while another runs from the scene in New Briggate screaming.

A man, believed to from a nearby takeaway, appears to intervene and help stop the attack, which happened in the middle of the afternoon at the start of the month

A still from the footage, provided by Mick Belker.

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A West Yorkshire Police spokesman said: "Police were called to reports of an assault on New Briggate, Leeds at 3.40pm on Tuesday 1 October.

"Enquiries into the incident remain ongoing and any witnesses are asked to call police on 101 quoting log 1076 of Tuesday 1 October."