Youths throwing bricks and injuring guests
Dozens of youths gatecrashed a wedding in Bicton, causing fights with guests and throwing bricks and injuring guests at the reception last night.
Police say officers were called around 9.10pm after up to 50 youths arrived at Point Walter Cafe on Point Walter Road.
The gatecrashers had started asking wedding guests for cigarettes and became involved in stoushes with a number of guests.
“The incident began with a small number of youths asking one of the wedding guests for a cigarette earlier in the night,” a police spokeswoman said.
“They then returned and again demanded a cigarette from the guest but were denied.
“An altercation occurred between the guest and the group.
“Other guests from the wedding came outside and assisted the man but were outnumbered when more youths arrived.”
Police estimate at one stage up to 60 people were involved.