Two arrested following Papakura brawl

Two people have been arrested after footage of a vicious altercation in Papakura was shared widely on social media.

Police say the men, aged 18 and 19, have been charged with assault with intent to injure and are they are due in the Papakura District Court on January 11. Inquiries are ongoing to locate a third male who has been identified.

Footage of the brutal brawl involving multiple combatants outside Massey Park Aquatic Centre in Papakura emerged on Tuesday.

Insp Dave Glossop said in a statement: "The feedback we have received from the Papakura community has shown they will not tolerate this disgraceful and abhorrent behaviour in their neighbourhood. This once again reiterates how well our local community and Police can work together to hold those involved in crime to account."

Police are still in the process of identifying the other males involved in the brawl and encourage anyone with information to contact their local police station.