Police charge six after brawl in Sydney CBD

A man and five teenagers have been charged over their alleged involvement in a brawl in Sydney’s CBD yesterday.

About 7.10pm (Wednesday 22 May 2019), police were called to Elizabeth Street and Park Street, Sydney, following reports of a brawl.

Police will allege the altercation began in Hyde Park South, before the group moved and ended up out the front of a café on the corner of Elizabeth and Park Street, Sydney.

The man allegedly armed himself with a knife and stood in the middle of Elizabeth Street, while the teenagers threw chairs from the café at him.

Officers from Sydney City Police Area Command attended and arrested two teens outside the café, a 27-year-old man on Elizabeth street, and three teenagers in Hyde Park south.

They were taken to Day Street and Surry Hills Police Stations, where the man was charged with custody of a knife and wield knife in public and the teenagers were charged with affray.

The 27-year-old man suffered minor lacerations to his face but did not require medical treatment. None of the teenagers were injured.

They were all granted conditional bail. The man is due to appear in Downing Centre Local Court on Friday 21 June 2019 and the teenagers are due to appear in a Children’s Court on Tuesday 11 June 2019.

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