Three people hospitalised after mass brawl breaks out at London Luton Airport

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Three people have been hospitalised after a mass brawl broke out at London Luton Airport on Friday.

Footage shared on social media showed men punching, kicking and hitting each other with suitcases in the airport at around 8am.

Other passengers could be heard shouting “stop” as the group struck each other in the waiting area of the airport.

Seventeen people have been arrested.

Police are investigating the fight and the airport has apologised to other passengers who were affected.

Bedfordshire Police said: “Police were made aware of a violent disorder at London Luton Airport.

“Four people were injured, and three were taken to hospital with serious injuries.

“Subsequently, 17 people were arrested and remain in police custody for questioning.”

Luton Airport said: “We are shocked and saddened by this isolated incident.

“We take a zero tolerance approach to violence and continue to assist the police with their enquiries.

“We would like to apologise to any passengers affected.”

Last week a brawl broke out in Selfridges’ flagship store in London.One man was stabbed and eight were arrested.

Footage of the incident posted on Twitter showed a man wielding a knife in front of shocked shoppers at the department store on Oxford Street.

Another man threw a mannequin onto the floor before two men started fighting.

The clip then showed the group making their way to another part of the store as security guards followed.

A spokesperson from the Met Police said the injured man had been stabbed in the leg and was not seriously injured.

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