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Crowd of 300 gatecrash Perth festival

AAP logoAAP 26/09/2016

Police were bitten and assaulted at the Listen Out festival in Perth when about 300 people tried to gatecrash the event.

Officers were called to HBF Arena in Joondalup on Sunday afternoon when people began throwing rocks at patrons and pushing external fencing to gain entry.

The group threw objects at police, which including the canine and mounted squads, with one officer bitten and two others physically assaulted.

The riot police was called in as crowds got out of control, injuring officers and smashing their way through fences. © Ten News The riot police was called in as crowds got out of control, injuring officers and smashing their way through fences. Four people in their 20s have been charged with offences including assaulting a public officer, obstructing police and disorderly behaviour.

Police also issued 15 move on notices and received a complaint that windows had been damaged at the venue.

CCTV footage has been viewed and investigations are continuing.

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