Police called to '˜massive fracas' in Queen Street

A major Edinburgh road was temporarily closed to traffic this evening after police were called to deal with 'a massive fracas' at a city centre venue.

Sunday, 20th November 2016, 6:18 pm
Updated Tuesday, 22nd November 2016, 11:06 am
The Jam House in Queen Street

Officers arrived at The Jam House in Queen Street at around 6.20pm following reports of a fight breaking out in the crowd.

The venue was hosting a mixed martial arts (MMA) event at the time.

One witness described “a huge police presence” outside the club.

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“Apparently it all kicked off in the crowd,” an onlooker said.

A police spokesman said the incident was on-going and no further comment would be issued at this time.

The street has since reopened to traffic.