Taichung police beef up presence after street fights

ON ALERT: Metal baseball bats were used in the two brawls, so club owners have been asked to equip staff with hand-held metal detectors at club doors

Taipei Times
Date: Mar 01, 2019
By: Jason Pan  /  Staff reporter

Taichung police yesterday morning beefed up their presence at several potential hot spots and conducted

A police officer conducts a check at a nightclub in Taichung on Wednesday morning.Photo: Hsu Kuo-chen, Taipei

checks at nightclubs, after large groups were involved in street brawls two days in a row.

In the early morning, 50 officers from two precincts made rounds at commercial strips in Nantun District (南屯).

They focused on three nightclubs: X-Cube, 18TC and Coolsh, Nantu Police Precinct Chief Chou Ching-pin (周景彬) told reporters.

Police entered the clubs unannounced, turned off the music and checked the identification documents of 1,200 patrons and staff, Chou said.    [FULL  STORY]

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