News

VIDEO: Bouncers bash man, abuse woman after drunken strip

HUGE brawl in Byron Bay
HUGE brawl in Byron Bay

UPDATE 3.20pm: A disturbing video has emerged showing part of a fight between bouncers from the Beach Hotel and two people outside the hotel on Jonson Street.

The video, posted on Saturday, appears to show the brawl that led to three people being hospitalised after a drunk man tried to do an impromptu strip-tease at the pub on Friday night.

The video shows a group of four bouncers continuing to punch a man after they had knocked him down on the road on Jonson Street outside the Fresh cafe. One bouncer can be seen dropping from a crouched position with his knee landing on the man's head.

Two of the bouncers remain on top of the man, with one kneeling on his head, while they yell abuse at a woman who objects to them continuing to attack the man.

"You can't have three on one," the woman tells the bouncers.

"Shut your mouth and f..k off," one of the bouncers shouts back.

"You can't punch someone when he's down, no matter what he's done in the first place," the woman says.

"Oi! He f..king headbutted me, now f..k off," the bouncer shouts back.

"You f..king serious?" yells the other bouncer. "You stand right here, let's see him headbutt you. Let's see him headbutt you and see what happens. F..k off!"

The woman is approached by other bouncers before being eventually led away by a male companion.

Warning: Video includes swearing and violence and may disturb some viewers.

 

ORIGINAL REPORT: THREE men were taken to Byron Bay hospital after an altercation with security at the Beach Hotel on Friday night.

Tweed Byron acting inspector Chad Deegenaars said police who attended the scene were told by security a man got up on the stage at the hotel and began to strip off his clothes.

"When security tried to remove the man a scuffle ensued, the man became quite violent and two of the man's friends also became involved," he said.

"Security tried to escort the man out of the hotel and the offender head butted the security guard in the face."

"During the scuffle the three men sustained minor injuries and were taken to hospital for treatment."

Police obtained the men's details and are reviewing CCTV footage of the incident to determine if charges will be laid.

 

Topics:  beach hotel drinking offbeat



Suspected service station thief arrested

Police arrested an alleged servo thief.

Police arrest man accused of stealing cash, cigarettes from servo

80 openings for first medicinal cannabis trials

Medical cannabis trials will be starting soon.

NSW cancer patients can now apply for medical marijuana trials

This spot is the 'perfect storm' for Christmas beetle swarm

A Golden Christmas Beetle enjoying some eucalyptus leaf.

Let's hope nearby residents love these shiny beetles...

Local Partners

Hacksaw Ridge wins big in first round of AACTA Awards

Luke Bracey and Andrew Garfield in a scene from the movie Hacksaw Ridge.

THE major awards will be handed out on Wednesday night.

Paris Hilton fumes at clumsy partygoers

A reveller spilt their drink on Paris Hilton's DJ decks

Winnie Harlow isn't a role model

Winnie Harlow insists she isn't a role model.

Felicity Jones proud of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story role

Felicity Jones feels it is "important" for a woman to head Rogue One

Kiwi's plea to Ellen DeGeneres to save bakery after quake

Ellen... we need your magic.

Family had to be helicoptered out after powerful quake

Seacrest: Things are "going better" for Kim and Kanye

Ryan Seacrest says things are "going better now" for Kanye West

Developer's grand new multi-million dollar estate

NEW ESTATE: This is the only plan revealed by the property developer's new Billabongs Estate in Agnes Water.

DEVELOPER given the go ahead for a massive estate with 149 homes.

Banks reclaim Gladstone homes as job losses bite

LONG FALL: Property experts Heron Todd say, based on key market indicators, Gladstone is still travelling to the bottom of the market, with property prices set to get cheaper.

Property valuers say Gladstone housing market hasn't hit the bottom

The million dollar property to test Mackay's market

This Victoria St building will go to auction Tuesday and investors will be watching closely to see how much it sells for.

'High profile architect designed CBD asset' goes to auction

Chinese locked out of Australian property market

The rules are different if you're a foreigner

The buyer was from China - the trouble started right there

Morrison signs off on new affordable rental model

Australia's Treasurer Scott Morrison speaks during a press conference after a meeting of the Council of Federal Financial Relations at Parliament House in Canberra, Friday, Dec. 2, 2016.

Scott Morrison signed off on development of a new financing model

Ready to SELL your property?

Post Your Ad Here!