Story By: Elena Kalioglo, Sub Editor: Joseph Golder, Agency: Central European News
Video Credit: CEN/Ministry Of Internal Affairs
This is the moment a Russian thug walks over to a table of rivals after calling pals for backup before brawling with rivals in a cafe that ended up with one man stabbed.
The incident was filmed by a CCTV camera in the area of Silver Ponds in the western Russian capital Moscow after two groups of friends at different tables became embroiled in a row in the cafe, according to the local police.
In the footage, two men appear to welcome two friends in the cafe before walking over to several men in the corner of the room.
One suspect punches a seated man in the face and the two groups then begin fighting in the middle of the cafe.
Reports said that one group called their other friends for back up and when they arrived, they attacked the other men sitting at the table.
The suspects’ names were not reported, but the police said they came from North Caucasus and were aged between 22 and 24.
One person was seriously injured in the brawl with multiple stab wounds and is being treated in hospital, according to local media.
The attackers were detained the same day after reportedly trying to hideout in a nearby forest.
A criminal case of hooliganism and grievous bodily harm has been launched against the suspects which can be punishable with between eight and 15 years in prison, according to local media.
The investigation is ongoing.
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