Disney World bans two people after families fight over photo shoot: police


May 17, 2023 | 6:58 p.m.

Two people have been banned from Walt Disney World after they got into a fight with another family inside the theme park during a photo shoot, police said.

The fight broke out at 2:30 p.m. Monday outside the 100th anniversary sign at the front of the Magic Kingdom, the Orange County Sherrif office confirmed.

A family – whom police called the ‘victim family’ – posed in front of the huge monument for a group photo when another larger family entered the frame.

A fight between two families broke out when one asked the other to step out of frame so they could take a photo.
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“When the suspicious family was asked to move so the picture could be taken, a suspicious family member punched a victim family member in the face, and the fight ensued,” said the police.

Two people “have received a trespassing warning, which means they are not welcome on the property,” the sheriff’s office said.

“If they come back, they can be arrested.”

Police did not say who received the trespassing warnings, but said they belonged to the “suspicious family”.

At least one person was injured in the scuffle.
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Shocking video captured the melee and showed the families throwing punches at each other, with one man on the ground, as Disney workers called for backup.

The warring groups can be heard shouting and cursing at each other as the workers tried to separate them.

A man who was knocked to the ground struggled to get up and chose to remain seated, the video shows.

At least one person received medical treatment at the scene.

The victim refused to press charges and no one was arrested after the fight.

Two people have been banned from Disney over the incident.
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Walt Disney World prohibits “using profanity or engaging in dangerous, illegal, disruptive, or offensive behavior, skipping queues, or reserving seats in queues for others,” according to its site. website.

Walt Disney World Resort did not immediately respond to The Post’s request for comment.

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