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Shooter's Hill Street Party Turns Into Mass-Brawl As Dozens Of Officers Scramble To Stop Cars Being Flipped

03/07/2015 12:59 BST

A mass brawl broke out in south east London on Thursday night as a summer street party turned violent leading to cars being flipped over and two arrests.

Police were called to Shooter's Hill, Woolwich, around 10.45pm after a party got out of control, with witnesses saying they saw revellers turning over cars and fighting, Wharf reported.

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Dozens of police officers attended a mass brawl at Shooter's Hill in Woolwich

Pictures emerged showing dozens of officers trying to control the fight, as witnesses tweeted that the road had been blocked off and a police helicopter could be heard overhead.

A Scotland Yard spokesman said that two people were arrested, one for criminal damage. There were no reports of injuries.

Buses were diverted due to the incident, with routes 89, 244 and 486 affected. TFL Bus Alerts tweeted that the service disruption was due to "a police incident on Shooters Hill".