NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – There’s new video of a brawl outside a restaurant on the Upper West Side.

A spokesperson for Carmine’s says it started after some members of a party couldn’t show proof of COVID vaccination last week.

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The spokesperson says the video shows three women from Texas who had been inside the restaurant confront the hostess.

The women are accused of punching and slapping her.

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The Texans say the fight started after the hostess used a racial slur.

The women were charged with assault.

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Tuesday, their attorney said wrongdoing by the hostess was edited out of the newly released surveillance video.

CBSNewYork Team