Residents of Manchester may be familiar with news reports of incidents where a lack of adequate security at clubs and other entertainment venues has led to violence. In many cases, these can be the result of negligence on the part of the property owner, and dealing with the aftermath of these situations is an increasingly important issue throughout England.
In Essex, police are looking for witnesses after a man was reported to be in a critical condition following a brawl near a nightclub in the early morning hours of March 1. The incident occurred near Club one9five on Epping High Street, where police were called to the scene at approximately 2:50 am, following reports of a mass brawl. Police believe that up to twenty people were involved in the disturbance that left the man with a serious head injury. Two other men involved in the fight were hospitalised with minor puncture wounds and other injuries.