Update: According to online accounts, three people were purportedly arrested on the spot following the fracas. The police are investigating the incident and a 71-year-old woma was conveyed to hospital.
A fight broke out among a group of middle-aged people at an unspecified event purportedly at Macpherson, according to a netizen.
The short-haired auntie, who was wearing red, was seen in the video picking up a chair and throwing it at the other auntie’s face, who was sitting down on a seat.
The auntie, who was wearing black, then got up and picked up a chair, and swung it at her aggressor, as the two came to blows – the black shirt auntie was seen tussling with the red shirt auntie and hitting her on the face
Another man wearing a black shirt then jumped into the fray and socked the red-shirted auntie in the face multiple times.
Several onlookers then stepped in to break up the fight, as the red-shirt auntie was seen bleeding profusely on her face.
Three people, including a 69-year-old man, a 65-year-old woman and another 71-year-old woman were reportedly arrested on the spot following the fracas.
The police are investigating the incident and the 71-year-old woman was conveyed to hospital.
According to Chapter 224 of the Penal Code, anyone who disturbs public peace by fighting in public is guilty of committing an affray.
Upon conviction, offenders could face a jail term of up to one year and/or a fine of up to $5,000.
According to Chapter 321 of the Penal Code, anyone who performs an act that causes hurt to a person is guilty of Voluntarily Causing Hurt.
Upon conviction, offenders could face a jail term of up to 3 years and/or a fine of up to $5,000.