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Australia’s largest food festival has been cancelled after police say crowds fled the Melbourne Cup following an alleged assault.
Organisers have canceled the New Zealand Cup, which starts with its annual gala Friday night, with the police investigating.
A 20-year-old man is in custody on two counts of aggravated assault.
Police said the man kicked a woman and punched her, and had also allegedly punched a man.
The two incidents occurred near the gates for the melbourne cup Saturday night.
Police said more arrests are expected after the Saturday night gala.
One man is in a stable condition in a hospital after he was allegedly punched in the head by another man near t우리카지노he Melbourne Cup’s stage during a standup comedy competition.
Police said one other man was arrested on suspicion of assault occasioning actual bod우리카지노ily harm.
The man, from Tully Vale, south of Sydney, has been remanded in custody pending further investigation.
Melbourne Cup organisers say they are working with police.
Melbourne Cup organiser, Andy Williams, said he had “numerous warnings over the weekend from members of the public”.
“We’re now injarvees.com a place where you can just go to the toilet and rest until a few hours before the start of the event,” he said.
“The vast majority of participants are still in attendance.”
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