Nine people arrested for 'threatening New Year's Day revellers with a broken bottle and stealing' at Sydney's Bondi Beach
Nine people were arrested after the early morning incident at Bondi Beach
A group of New Year's Day revellers were said to be targeted in sunrise attack
One person reportedly treated for facial injuries after being punched in the face
By Anton Nilsson For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 18:09 EST, 31 December 2016 | Updated: 19:58 EST, 31 December 2016
Police arrested nine people at Sydney's Bondi Beach early on New Year's Day after the group allegedly threatened beachgoers with broken bottles.
One victim was allegedly punched in the face, and had his passport and backpack stolen in the incident, which happened around 5.30am at the southern end of the beach, according to police and media reports.
Five suspects were in custody and four others were released pending further inquiry, police said.