Mass brawl at Grose Vale hall

‘‘THERE were people with baseball bats, wooden planks and copper bars ... It was pretty much Hawkesbury versus Doonside.’’

This was an eyewitness report from a teenager who attended an out-of-control 18th birthday party at Grose Vale Community Hall on Saturday night, which was allegedly crashed by a large number of people from Doonside shortly before midnight.

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