Three charged as part of investigation into brawl in Ashfield

Three men have been charged as part of investigations into a brawl in Sydney’s Inner West overnight.

About 2.20am (Tuesday 9 December 2020), officers attached to Burwood Police Area Command were called to Cavill Avenue, Ashfield, following reports of a brawl.

Police have been told two groups became involved in a physical altercation inside a licenced bar on Liverpool Road, which then moved onto the road at the back of the venue.

Two men – aged 23 and 37 – were treated at the scene before being taken to Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, where the older man remains. The younger man has since been released.

The other men fled the scene prior to the arrival of police.

Police established a crime scene and commenced investigations.

Following a search of the surrounding area, two men – aged 28 and 33 – were arrested on Liverpool Road and taken to Burwood Police Station.

The younger Rhodes man and older Strathfield man were both charged with affray and granted conditional bail.

Following further inquiries, a 26-year-old Wentworth Point man was arrested at Burwood Police Station about 10am.

The man, who is an employee at the venue, was issued a Court Attendance Notice for hinder investigation serious indictable offence of other.

The men are all due to appear at Burwood Local Court on Monday 18 January 2021.

Investigations are continuing.

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