Cronulla II: 30 Racist White Youths Attack People Of Middle Eastern Apperance

Except it's not. This would no doubt be a pretty big story, but alas Google news only shows this is coming from the Herald Sun at present. Why? Well because it's the other way round. Thanks to English Kaffar
FOUR swimming pool staff have been beaten in an attack in Melbourne's north.

Stunned witnesses said about 30 youths had punched and kicked staff, including a young woman, on the grass at Oak Park Aquatic Centre about 4pm yesterday.

One witness, Alex, said families had recoiled in horror at the bashings.

"I've never seen anything like it," Alex said.

"I thought, 'Not another Cronulla'.

"There seemed to be dozens of people involved, with most wading into the staff and people trying to help them.

"They all appeared to be Middle-Eastern youths.

"It was very upsetting and scary. There were hysterical children everywhere."

Nicholas Burt, leisure manager at Moreland Council, which runs the pool, said the riot had occurred after a male lifeguard had tried to calm two teenagers arguing on the grass embankment.

Mr Burt said a third youth had butted in and when the lifeguard had escorted him to his belongings, after asking him to leave, a struggle had broken out.

"That's when up to 30 other patrons started to physically attack staff," Mr Burt said.

Three male lifeguards and one female security guard had been set upon by the group.

Mr Burt said that amid "blows to the back of the head and around the face", the staff had been driven into the pool's reception area.

He said the attack had continued until police arrived.

The staff, including one who suffered a smashed cheek, had been taken to hospital for treatment.

Asked how a minor dispute between teens escalated into a riot, Mr Burt said: "I'm not sure what could have sparked it.

"Until we have more information I wouldn't say it was necessarily a culturally or racially motivated attack, but I would not preclude it."

He said security camera footage would be reviewed as part of investigations.

The popular pool and its giant water-slide were shut immediately after the fracas.

Council chief Peter Brown said it was hoped the pool would reopen today.

Police said a youth, 17, had suffered a dislocated shoulder.

2 Responses to “Cronulla II: 30 Racist White Youths Attack People Of Middle Eastern Apperance”

  1. # Blogger Renegade Eye

    Didn't they just have a similar incident there? What's with them down under?  

  2. # Blogger jonz

    Yepety doo-dar, they did indeed. Well in a nutshell - culture clash.

    Liberal Aussies, half naked at swimming pools.

    Repressed Lebanese Muslims, with a lot of pent up anger at their own restricted life styles, with a bit of a superiority complex in the mix.  

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