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Pair admit affray and wounding with intent during mass brawl outside La Gogu bar in Finchley Central
Two men have pleaded guilty to their involvement in a mass brawl outside a Finchley bar that left three people in hospital.
Kristian-Gheorge Culeci, 25, and Bogdan Moboianu, 26, both of no fixed abode, will be sentenced later this month after admitting charges including affray and wounding with intent.
The pair were arrested following the early-hours fight involving about 15 men outside La Gogu bar in Nether Street, near Finchley Central tube station, on May 22.
Three men were taken to hospital, including one of the defendants and two men who sustained what police described as life-changing or life-threatening injuries.
Culeci and Moboianu denied any involvement in the fracas but were subsequently charged with wounding with intent and violent disorder.
A four-day trial was due to begin at Wood Green Crown Court on Monday but it emerged this week that the pair entered guilty pleas on August 9.
Culeci admitted a charge of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and prosecutors accepted a guilty plea to a lesser charge of unlawful wounding.
Moboianu pleaded guilty to affray.
The pair will be sentenced at Wood Green Crown Court on Friday, September 27.
Nether Street was cordoned off for almost 24 hours following the violent altercation, which left visible blood stains on the pavement behind the police cordon.
La Gogu Bar had its alcohol licence revoked for several days after the incident but it was reinstated once the owner met tighter conditions, including the installation of CCTV.
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