A MAN has allegedly used his car as a weapon and driven it towards a group of pedestrians in Sydney.
The dramatic scenes played out on Mawson Road at Tregear, in the city’s west, around 5.30pm on Tuesday.
Police said a brawl had broken out in the street, with offenders arming themselves with machetes and poles.
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It is alleged a 46-year-old man then jumped into a car and started driving it at speed towards pedestrians.
One of the offenders in the crowd allegedly hurled a brick at the driver, bringing the vehicle to a stop.
Police swooped and arrested six people, five of whom were charged with affray and going armed with intent.
The driver of the car was also charged with driving recklessly at a dangerous speed and menacing driving.
Four of the males were released on conditional bail, while a 16-year-old boy was remanded in custody.
He is due to front a Children’s Court today.
Police said the sixth person arrested at the scene was released pending further inquiries.
Investigations are continuing. Anyone with information should call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.