Brixton fight: Three arrests after mass brawl among youths in south London

Hatty Collier

Three people have been arrested after a mass brawl broke out among youths in a south London street.

Police descended on the area in Brixton after the violence erupted on Thursday afternoon.

Scotland Yard said officers were called to reports of a fight shortly after 5pm in Brixton Road.

A large group of teenagers, both male and female, were believed to be involved in the brawl at the junction of Stockwell Road.

Police descended on Brixton Road

Video footage shows a swarm of emergency services vehicles, including five police cars and a van, at the scene.

Brixton Road was sealed off for a short period while officers dealt with the incident.

A Met Police spokesman said: “Police were called to Brixton Road at 5.15pm on March 9 to reports of a fight in progress.

“Two females and male were arrested on suspicion of affray.

"We await a breakdown of their ages.

“They are in currently in custody at a south London police station.”

He added that there were no reports of any injuries.