Video: Man dressed as Easter bunny involved in mall brawl

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JERSEY CITY, N.J. — The Easter bunny has been involved in a mall brawl.

A video on social media shows a man dressed in an Easter bunny costume trading punches with shoppers at a New Jersey mall.

The video posted on Twitter Sunday evening shows a chaotic scene at the Newport Centre in Jersey City, New Jersey, near an area set up to take photos with the Easter bunny.

The video shows a man wearing the body suit of the bunny costume fighting and then being separated by security. A few seconds later, the man in the bunny costume appears again, throws off his white bunny gloves and exchanges more punches.

The mall’s security office declined comment and directed inquiries to mall management, which said in an email to The Associated Press it would have a comment later Monday.

ABC 7 reports that, according to Jersey City police, the man who was dressed as the Easter bunny said a father verbally and physically attacked him after the man’s one-year-old girl slipped from the chair after her photo was taken.

It’s unclear if any arrests have been made.