Liberal Party Meeting Ends In Violent Brawl In South Sydney
NSW police officers are still trying to piece together what happened after a brawl erupted at a cafe in South Sydney during a Liberal Party branch meeting that was taking place on the eve of the NSW state budget.
Officers were called to the establishment on Firth Street in Arncliffe at about 7pm on Monday and when they arrived they found numerous people running from the location.
A man in his 40s was injured during the incident and was taken to St George Hospital.
“Police are now attempting to piece together exactly what happened and how many people were involved,” said NSW Police in a statement.
A spokesperson for the Liberal Party has said that they are aware of the incident and are assisting police with inquiries.
“An internal investigation will also be undertaken and disciplinary action taken against those responsible,” said the spokesperson in a statement to AAP. “The Liberal Party strongly condemns the kind of behaviour that is alleged to have occurred.”
This brawl comes as the state budget is set to be handed down today.
Anyone with information or footage from the incident is being urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.