VIDEO: Man wields machete outside Wirral bar terrifying onlookers

 A shocking video has captured a yob trying to attack a group of bouncers with a ‘machete’. 

The chilling footage shows the man holding a knife as he tried to fight with bouncers outside the Marino Lounge in New Brighton, The Wirral on Friday night. 

The group of onlookers gathered outside the bar and started screaming as the terrifying incident unfolded. 

Ellis Price, 23, pictured here leaping over a flowerpot while brandishing a machete tried to attack a member of the public during a terrifying incident on The Wirral on Friday night

Ellis Price, 23, pictured here leaping over a flowerpot while brandishing a machete tried to attack a member of the public during a terrifying incident on The Wirral on Friday night

Ellis Price, 23, pictured here leaping over a flowerpot while brandishing a machete tried to attack a member of the public during a terrifying incident on The Wirral on Friday night

Bouncers were forced to use menu boards and furniture to defend themselves from Price and protect other members of the public

Bouncers were forced to use menu boards and furniture to defend themselves from Price and protect other members of the public

Bouncers were forced to use menu boards and furniture to defend themselves from Price and protect other members of the public

Several bouncers used signs and tables to protect their torsos from the man, while a member of the public wearing a white shirt throws a chair at the attacker. 

This angers the attacker who vaults a lower bed and lashes out at the man with his chopper. 

Amid the melee, one man throws a wooden menu board while bystanders scream in fear during the shocking incident. 

Sam Bowie posted the footage on Facebook which has subsequently received more than 26,000 views. 

He wrote: ‘This was outside Marino Lounge/ Marine Street Social an hour ago!

‘He could have killed someone. Absolutely disgusting.’ 

Police confirmed they arrested a man, Ellis Price, who later pleaded guilty to affray, possession of a machete and using threatening language. He has been remanded in custody for a sentencing hearing at Crown Court

Police confirmed they arrested a man, Ellis Price, who later pleaded guilty to affray, possession of a machete and using threatening language. He has been remanded in custody for a sentencing hearing at Crown Court

Police confirmed they arrested a man, Ellis Price, who later pleaded guilty to affray, possession of a machete and using threatening language. He has been remanded in custody for a sentencing hearing at Crown Court

The shocking incident happened at the Marino Lounge in New Brighton on Friday

The shocking incident happened at the Marino Lounge in New Brighton on Friday

The shocking incident happened at the Marino Lounge in New Brighton on Friday 

Sam Bowen, who witnessed the incident said somebody could have been killed

Sam Bowen, who witnessed the incident said somebody could have been killed

Sam Bowen, who witnessed the incident said somebody could have been killed

Police arrested and charged a man a short time later.  

A spokesperson for Merseyside Police said: ‘We have charged a 23-year-old man following an incident in New Brighton on Friday 18 June.

‘At around 10.30pm officers were called to Marine Street Social following reports of an altercation between a man and security staff, where the man produced a knife.

‘Patrols attended, located and arrested the man.’

Police named the suspect as Ellis Price, 23, from Tranmere. He was brought to Wirral Magistrates’ Court on Monday.   

Speaking today, a spokeswoman from the Wirral Magistrates’ Court confirmed that Price had pleaded guilty to three charges, including affray, possession of a machete and using threatening language.  

Price was remanded in custody for a sentencing hearing at later sitting of the Crown Court.

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