5 arrested, 1 injured after 250-person riot erupts outside Melbourne nightclub

PHOTO: twitter.com/9NewsMelb

PHOTO: twitter.com/9NewsMelb

Five people have been arrested and a woman injured following a riot that erupted outside a Melbourne nightclub just before sunrise this morning.

Scores of police raced to reports of 250 people brawling outside the Queensberry Street club at Carlton just before 5.30am.


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Officers were outnumbered and forced to deploy pepper spray to control the aggressive crowd.

PHOTO: twitter.com/9NewsMelb

PHOTO: twitter.com/9NewsMelb

Four men and a woman were arrested at the scene and one woman sustained minor injuries.

It is expected the arrested will be issued with penalty notices for riotous behaviour.

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