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Yobs swing giant machete in video of shocking city centre brawl as teens held

THIS is the moment a thug was seen swinging a giant machete in a shocking city centre brawl.

Three teens have been arrested after a 27-year-old man was injured in the melee in Bradford.

A thug is seen brandishing the blade before speeding away

A thug is seen brandishing the blade before speeding awayKrediet: Ben Lack
The clash erupted at around 5am in the city centre

The clash erupted at around 5am in the city centreKrediet: Ben Lack

Footage of the clash shows a group of revellers erupt into a frenzied fight on the street.

As horrified onlookers watched on, a masked man then appears to brandish a machete.

West Yorkshire Polisie have issued an appeal after a man was savagely attacked in the clash, which occurred in the city centre shortly before 5am on October 30.

Police said the injured man was taken to hospital following the machete attack, but his injuries are not considered life threatening.

Two 17-year-olds and a 19-year-old remain in police custody after being arrested in connection with the incident.

The clip of the horror fight, which has been spread across social media, shows the machete-wielding thug rushing into a car following the attack.

Police said the suspects sped away in the vehicle before being tracked down and apprehended short time later.

The teenagers inside the car were arrested and a number of weapons, including a machete, were recovered.

Detective Chief Inspector, Alan Weekes said: “We are continuing with extensive enquiries following this incident to establish the full circumstances and are keen to hear from anyone who witnessed any part of the incident.

I am particularly interested in any video footage captured during this incident, some of which we are aware is being circulated on social media.

“Gelukkig, the injuries sustained are not considered life threatening but we know all too well how dangerous the use of weapons can be and the devastating consequences it can have.

The rapid response of our officers following this incident has led to multiple arrests and resulted in offensive weapons being taken off the streets.

Clearly serious violence involving weapons is completely unacceptable and will not be tolerated and we will continue to support proactive operations to target those carrying weapons.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Bradford CID via 101 quoting crime reference 13220598337 or online via www.westyorkshire.police.uk/101livechat.

Information can also be given anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.