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TWO people have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a mass brawl broke out at The Football Academy, in Loughton.
Forty police officers from across the county were called to the Langston Road venue where more than 600 people attending the Summer of Love New Year’s eve party had to be dispersed.
A 47-year-old man from Kent was taken to the Royal London Hospital with severe stab wounds, while a 41-year-old man from Finchley was taken to Broomfield Hospital with a hand injury.
Two men- a 30-year-old, from Shenfield, and 19-year-old, from Ilford, have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and released on police bail until February 16.
Vehicles were damaged at the scene and police have confirmed several people were arrested for affray with others leaving before officers arrived.
Across the county Essex Police have said they filled every available cell over New Year’s Eve with 935 emergency 999 calls received over night.
A spokesman said: "The new year will not be a happy one for the large number of people arrested by Essex Police. All our cells are full within the county and we have had to house some of our prisoners in Kent.”
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