Video shows Marines in massive brawl outside Austin, Texas, bar after a woman's cell phone was taken

November 21, 2023

Video posted to social media shows the moment a nasty fight broke out between a group of uniformed Marines and civilians outside a Texas nightclub over the weekend. While some Marines try to separate the men as they curse at each other, tensions seem to escalate and an all-out brawl begins. In July, the Austin Police and Texas Department of Public Safety resumed a partnership to increase the police presence and deter crime on the popular downtown bar street. The fight turned into an all out brawl and one of the men was knocked to the groundAustin Police and Texas Department of Public Safety quickly intervened. However, downtown Austin business told CBS Austin that rising crime and homelessness is impacting public safety in the area.