BAY RIDGE, Brooklyn — A halal cart owner and operator is in the hospital Monday after attempting to break up a fight, then being beat down in a brawl that was caught on camera, according to police.
A fight started at an unknown location and moved near the halal food cart on 86th Street and Fifth Avenue, in the Bay Ridge section of Brooklyn, around 11:35 p.m. Sunday, police said.
The halal cart operator and owner attempted to break up the fight when the crowd turned on him, according to police.
Punches and kicks were thrown, and a chain was pulled out, video footage of the incident shows.
The cart owner suffered injuries to his arms and back, and was hospitalized, police said.
A second man was also treated for injuries sustained in the fight.
One person. 25, has been arrested and is expected to be charged with assault, police said.
It's not clear if other people seen in the video are still being sought. It is also not yet known what sparked the fight.