Family denied violent Disneyland brawl ever happened. Then the video went viral

Police in California have said that a family filmed fighting at Disneyland this past weekend had initially denied the physical altercation had occurred.

The Anaheim Police Department tweeted Tuesday that the family claimed an altercation didn’t happen, with Seargent Daron Wyatt describing them as “uncooperative.” In light of the video posted to YouTube Sunday, police said their “investigation can continue” and that criminal charges could be filed, according to KSWB.

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The video in question reportedly shows several people fighting at Mickey’s Toontown in front of children and other parkgoers before their removal from the park. The multi-person brawl appears have started when a woman spits in a man’s face. The fight ends with security swarming the area as a group of bystanders choke one of the men out.

On Wednesday, an Orange County District Attorney spokesperson told the Los Angeles Times that they are reviewing the now-viral video to conclude whether criminal charges will be filed. If county prosecutors opt not to file felony charges in this case the Anaheim city attorney could opt to try them for a misdemeanor.

“Police believe there is the possibility of felony conduct,” the spokesperson said.

Wyatt previously told KTLA that police are considering charging the relatives with child endangerment or fighting in public. However, Thursday’s tweet from Anaheim police suggests they’re pushing for domestic violence charges to be filed in this case.

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