Boxing event Junior England must be canceled because massive fight leaves behind ERUPTS where several people are left in the hospital after seats and a fire extinguisher have been thrown away during crazy Coventry battle
- A junior boxing in England was canceled after a massive fight
- Images posted on Twitter show people throwing chairs at each other
- One man sees a fire put out on others in the ugly scenes
- Four people have been admitted to hospital, but no arrests have yet been made
A boxing event for Junior England has been canceled after a massive fight in which several people were hospitalized during the fight against Coventry.
Wawrickshire Police were called to the Sports Connection Arena in Ryton-on-Dunsmore on Saturday afternoon after receiving reports that a number of people had become involved in a fight.
Images posted on Twitter show that a handful of people threw chairs at each other while a member of the audience sprayed a fire extinguisher during the fight.
A boxing event for Junior England has been canceled after a massive fight at the location
Video on Twitter shows how people throw chairs at each other in Coventry on Saturday
Since then, four people have been taken to the hospital to take care of various injuries, although none are life-threatening. No arrests have yet been made and the police are calling on everyone with information to come forward.
The venue was set to host the England Boxing National Youth Championships over the course of three days with some of the country’s best youth boxing prospects en route to national titles.
However, after the ugly scenes on Saturday, England Boxing has confirmed that the event has been canceled.
Superintendent Pete Hill, of the Wawrickshire police, told The Coventry Telegraph: “This was a terrifying ordeal for the public that was in the Sports Connexion arena this afternoon and witnessed this large-scale violent disorder.
“We will not tolerate such incidents and are working hard to determine the circumstances surrounding this incident.
“The public can expect an increased presence of police in and around the area, while agents continue to conduct their investigations.
“I would call anyone who may have witnessed this incident, video footage of the incident, or information that could help us contact us.”
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urgently requested to call 101 with number 304 of 15 February.