Rocks were thrown at police during the party. Picture: Nicole Garmston
Rocks were thrown at police during the party. Picture: Nicole Garmston

Police attacked, cars smashed as house party becomes war zone

A WILD house party has left a policeman injured and a home trashed in Melbourne's southwest.

Police were called to the Attunga Grove, Werribee home after receiving reports of an out-of-control house party about 3.30am but were forced to retreat when partygoers began pelting officers with rocks.

The scene outside the home where the party got out of hand. Picture: Nicole Garmston
The scene outside the home where the party got out of hand. Picture: Nicole Garmston

The Public Order Response Team and Critical Incident Response officers were called in to break up the violent party a short time later and the crowd was dispersed.

The house was available for rent online.

 

A police car damaged in the street is towed away. Picture: Nicole Garmston
A police car damaged in the street is towed away. Picture: Nicole Garmston

A policeman suffered a minor elbow injury during the melee but no one was arrested at the scene.

A passer-by has described the scene this morning as a "war zone".

 

Cars were damaged in the street and towed away. Picture: Nicole Garmston
Cars were damaged in the street and towed away. Picture: Nicole Garmston

Robert told 3AW pickets had been pulled from the nature strip and rubbish was strewn across the street.

Police remained on scene this morning and will investigate the criminal damage to the home.

 

The scene of a wild house party in Werribee last night. Picture: Neary Ty via Twitter
The scene of a wild house party in Werribee last night. Picture: Neary Ty via Twitter


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