Disney was definitely not the happiest place on earth for one extended family after a horrific and violent physical altercation between both men and women was caught on camera. The fight broke out in Disneyland’s Toontown in California on Saturday and was caught on camera by stunned park visitors as a group of family members began throwing fists at each other.
The fight seems to begin with a woman and a man who was wearing a red shirt engaging in a verbal argument. After the man swears at the woman, she spits on him. He then immediately begins punching the woman who is holding a stroller carrying two young girls. Another man attempts to defend the woman, and then the two men begin punching each other, much to the shock and horror of those trying to enjoy a day at Disney with their families. The fight took place outside of Goofy's Playhouse. The second man then strikes another woman with his fists when she attempts to intervene.
The man in the red shirt was seen punching the second woman repeatedly as she was on the ground after someone told her that she was responsible for knocking his mother to the ground, who had been riding a motorized scooter. That woman appeared to be trying to break up the fight when she got out of her scooter and was unfortunately knocked down in the melee. The man can be heard saying, "I’m ready to go to jail tonight!" as he approached the woman before viciously attacking her. After family members pointed out that people everywhere were filming the fight, he responded saying "I don’t give a f–k if I’m on video!"
During the almost five-minute ordeal, bystanders can be seen rushing to keep their children safe as they can be heard screaming and crying. People can be heard yelling at the group to stop the fight as they continue throwing punches, while bystanders try their best to break up the fight. After the man in the red shirt began his vicious attack on the second woman, bystanders were finally able to drag him away. At this point security arrives and is finally able to break up the fight for good, ejecting the family from the park.
"Any type of violence is inexcusable and will not be tolerated. Those involved were immediately removed from the premises and turned over to the Anaheim Police Department," said Liz Jaeger, a Disneyland Resort spokesperson.
(warning: video has strong language)
Anaheim police Sgt. Daron Wyatt told the LA Times that when they arrived on the scene the family members were "uncooperative" and since the video of the brawl hadn't surfaced at the time, no arrests were made. “Now that we have the video, detectives will be following up to see if any criminal charges can be filed,” Wyatt said.