One injured, four arrested after gatecrashers spark wild brawl at NSW wedding

ONE person has been injured and four others arrested after a group of gatecrashers sparked a wild brawl at a wedding in Sydney’s west overnight.

Police say they conducting patrols around a wedding venue on Bridge Street at Lidcombe at around 10pm when two parties on either side of the street turned on each other.

Officers attempted to move the two groups on from the area, when both crowds grew and became more aggressive.


When attempting to restrain a 33-year-old man, police will allege he assaulted an unknown man in the crowd several times, before resisting police.

A 23-year-old man in the crowd also arrested at the scene after allegedly attempting to assault a male, before resisting police while being detained.

It is expected that the two men will be given Future Court Attendance Notices for affray and resist arrest to appear at Burwood Local Court on 1 December.

A 20-year-old woman was arrested at the scene during the incident, and is expected to be issued a court infringement notice for offensive language/behaviour, after allegedly abusing and screaming at police.

A 24-year-old man was arrested after allegedly failing to comply with move-on directions.

Further charges are expected to be laid.

Officers attached to Police Transport Command continue to investigate the incident and are appealing for witnesses to come forward and contact Crime Stoppers.

One person from the wedding was taken to hospital, to be treated for minor injuries.