Police arrest two after mass brawl at Lingfield

Lingfield Racecourse

Lingfield Racecourse

  PICTURE: Mark Cranham  

 By Bruce Jackson 8:40AM 20 JUN 2016 

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after arresting two men following a mass brawl at Lingfield on Saturday night.

The police were called to the Arena Racing-owned track some time after 8pm after what they describe as “a physical altercation between a large group of men”.

One man in his 30s was taken to the East Surrey Hospital with a suspected fractured eye socket.

Two others, aged 21 and 24, were arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm and were on Sunday still in police custody.

Investigating officer DC Michael Queally said on Sunday: “I am urging anybody who witnessed the incident, or with any information, to get in touch with us.

“There were a lot of people nearby who I believe may have witnessed what happened, and I believe they could help us establish the circumstances surrounding this incident.”

Susannah Gill, Arc’s director of external affairs, said: “The incident was quickly dealt with by our security team who called the police.”

Surrey Police urge anybody who witnessed the incident, or with any information, to call 101 quoting, 45160051944.

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