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“They took an incident way too far”: Police pelted with bottles as Schoolies riot in Rye

Neil Mitchell
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Police have been pelted with bottles after a large brawl broke out among Schoolies in Rye on Saturday night.

Officers were monitoring the foreshore about 9.30pm when a fight broke out.

Inspector Janene Denton, Mornington Peninsula Local Area Commander, told Neil Mitchell no charges have been laid at this stage.

“We’re certainly reviewing the CCTV in the area,”¬†Inspector¬†Denton said.

“They probably took an incident far too far.”

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“Police were the subject of having glass bottles thrown at them,” she said.

“We’ll certainly do our best to identify those who were throwing the bottles and prosecute them.”

Image: Riot police in Rye (9 News)

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