3 arrested for rioting after brawl in Chinatown; manhunt ongoing for others involved

3 arrested for rioting after brawl in Chinatown; manhunt ongoing for others involved

Screengrab Chinatown brawl
A screengrab of a video circulating online shows what appears to be CCTV footage of a brawl between a group of men that took place on May 10, 2020. 

SINGAPORE: Three people were arrested after a brawl broke out early on Sunday (May 10) morning in Chinatown in an incident which resulted in a man being taken to hospital.  

In response to queries sent by CNA on Sunday, police said on Monday they were alerted to a case of rioting with dangerous weapon along Upper Cross Street at 3.30am on Sunday.

"A 19-year-old man was conveyed (in a conscious condition) to the Singapore General Hospital," said the police. 

"Three were arrested at the scene and a manhunt operation is still under way to arrest the other people involved in the case." 

A video circulating online shows what appears to be a CCTV clip of the incident.

In the video, four people are seen wearing black outfits and in masks waiting in a corridor before six others rush in and begin fighting with them. 

Police investigations are ongoing.

Source: CNA/jt(rw)

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