13/08/2013 11:37 BST | Updated 22/05/2015 10:12 BST

Kids' Horror As Mums And Dads Fight In Queue At LEGOLAND


What should have been a fun family day out at LEGOLAND turned to carnage when mums and dads allegedly had a punch-up in the queue for a ride.

The Sun reports that a 'mass brawl' erupted between parents at the Windsor attraction on Saturday afternoon, leaving wide-eyed kids thinking it was part of the park's pirate show.

The paper says the altercation began when 'tempers flared' in the long queue for the Jolly Rocker ride, resulting in a 'terrifying ten-man tear-up'.

As more adults waded into the fight, one dad is said to have grabbed a metal pole to use as a weapon, resulting in the police being called and two men being arrested.

One witness told the Sun that the scenes were 'vicious' and that it was 'frightening for innocent adults forced to watch, not to mention the kids'.

"There were quite long queues so I don't know if that is what made things boil over," the onlooker said. "About 10 people were involved - even some of the women flew off the ride trading punches, and both the families had kids with them."

The swing boat ride was shut for 20 minutes until the fight was broken up. A spokesperson for the theme park said that an 'altercation occurred between a large family group and a male guest' and that a 'large group of males and their families were removed from the park'.

Thames Valley Police confirmed that two men, aged 29 and 30, had been arrested on suspicion of public order offences and were given fixed penalty notices.


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