POLICE investigating a brawl in the Market district in south Belfast yesterday have made a number of arrests and seized several items for examation.
Videos posted online showed men, carrying weapons and wearing gloves, involved in a brawl in Friendly Street at 2.20pm yesterday afternoon (23 April).
Police say officers have carried searches of three residential properties in the Lisbon Street, Comber Gardens and The Mount areas of East Belfast this afternoon.
A number of items have been seized along with a car.
Two 33 year old males have been arrested and are currently helping with enquiries.
Chief Inspector Gavin Kirkpatrick said: “I would again appeal to anyone who was in the Friendly Street area yesterday afternoon and saw what happened to get in touch with us.
“We are aware of video footage circulating on social media and would again appeal to anyone who may have captured footage of this incident to contact us on 101, quoting reference number 909 of 23/04/20, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”