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Watch: The moment an armed mob of football hooligans attacked a crowd

PUBLISHED: 14:41 19 May 2015 | UPDATED: 16:55 19 May 2015

Football violence erupted when a mob of hooligans descended on dinrkers outside the Millers pub Pic: Google

Football violence erupted when a mob of hooligans descended on dinrkers outside the Millers pub Pic: Google

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Footage shows the terrifying mass brawl outside a King’s Cross pub on Saturday

This video reveals the shocking moment a gang of masked football hooligans attacked drinkers outside a pub.

The terrifying assault, at the Millers, in Caledonia Street, took place at about 6.45pm on Saturday evening.

During the clip the thugs, armed with bottles, can be seen swarming outside the pub, shouting angrily, swinging punches and smashing glasses

One man was left with blood pouring from his head after a group about 30 hooligans set upon members of the public armed with bottles and glasses on Saturday evening.A group of football fans were enjoying a drink outside the boozer when the mob descended.

Small children were thought top be among the victims punched and kicked by angry gang.

The landlord of the pub reportedly locked his doors to keep the thugs out.

Some witnesses claim the attackers were Everton fans, but British Transport Police (BTP) have refused to confirm this.

A spokesman for Scotland Yard said: “Police were called at 18:42hrs on Saturday, 16 May to reports of a large number of men fighting in Caledonia Street.

“Officers from the Met and British Transport Police (BTP) attended the scene. London Ambulance Service was also in attendance.

“Three men were arrested by BTP.

“A 52-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of GBH and has been bailed pending further enquiries to a date in late June.

“Two other men were arrested for affray. They remain in custody at a north London police station pending further enquires.

“One man, aged 51, sustained a head injury and was taken to a north London hospital for treatment. He has been discharged.

“Enquires continue.”

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