Brawl at Phriction nightclub

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Police from Penrith Local Area Command are conducting investigations into an altercation at a club in Penrith earlier this month.

The incident occurred about 12.20am on Sunday, September, 18, at a nightclub on the intersection of High and Station streets in Penrith.

Police understand the altercation started in the main bar of the premises before moving into the car-park. A total of 20 people were involved at various times throughout the course of the incident.

Four people sustained minor injuries and were taken from the scene by friends.

Following the incident, police understand that half the group fled the scene on foot along Station Street, while the other half fled on foot along Union Street in Penrith.

Police from Penrith Local Area Command became aware of the incident on Monday, September 19.

As a result, police launched an investigation into the circumstances and have to date spoken with a number of people in relation to the matter.

Local police were also granted a short-term closure order by Parramatta Local Court, under the Liquor Act, for the temporary closure of the night-club.

Police have conducted extensive investigations into the incident and are currently appealing for anyone with information to come forward and assist with ongoing enquiries.

In particular, police wish to speak with any witnesses, or anyone who was involved in the incident and has not yet spoken with police.

Anyone with information is urged to contact their local police station or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. Information can be supplied anonymously and dealt with in strict confidence.

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