Cell phone video shows the incident that began as a dispute before escalating into a fight.
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It took place at 47th Street and Broadway around 9 p.m.
NYPD officers, some on horseback, arrived to help bring the situation under control.
According to an eyewitness, the brawl broke out among street performers.
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