United Kingdom

Shocking moment topless male sunbather punches a woman as brawl erupts among crowd in Epping Forest

This is the moment a topless man hits a woman in the face before throwing a punch at another woman during a brawl at an Essex beauty spot.

In the shocking footage a large crowd is seen gathered opposite the Kings Oak Pub in High Beech, a clearing Loughton, Essex.

The video, recorded yesterday, shows a brawl already underway with multiple men and women involved in the tussle.

Shocking: The shirtless man hits the woman in a red dress in the face during a brawl on a green space in High Beech, Loughton, Essex

The shirtless man is seen kicking somebody who has fallen to the ground before hitting a woman in a red dress in the face.

He walks away before throwing another punch at a woman with a yellow bag.

A crowd of onlookers cry out at both punches.

Two men near the brawl then try unsuccessfully to shepherd the shirtless man away from the crowd.

He is seen staggering towards the group of people with his fists bunched.

People in the crowd attempt to warn the shirtless man away from the group on the field after he throws a second punch at another woman

A man stood near the camera yells at the topless man: ‘Oi, what, are you a big man because you hit girls?’

At the end of the video, car horns are heard being used.

The Epping Forest Town Team of Essex Police tweeted today and said: 'After numerous reports of ASB & criminal offences occurring yesterday in an area of Waltham Abbey, and teams have conducted stop & searches this evening, group of teenagers dispersed from the area. 1 arrested and on their way to custody. #yousaidwedid'

It is unknown whether their tweet is in relation to the incident in the video.

Essex Police have been approached for more information.

Football news:

Liverpool pinned Arsenal: Robertson brought, but corrected, Jota scored the team's 400th goal in the Premier League under Klopp
Zhota about the 1st goal for Liverpool: an Incredible feeling. It's a pity the stadium wasn't full
Mikel Arteta: Liverpool is the standard that Arsenal must achieve. They are superior to us in many aspects
Leicester lead the Premier League after three rounds. Liverpool and Everton also scored 9 points
Jurgen Klopp: Roy Keane said Liverpool showed sloppy football? I want to hear it. Incredible game description
Manchester City refused to buy Coulibaly after the transfer of Dias
Conte wants to sign Inter Gervinho from Parma