A large fight broke out in a KFC car park - with footage showing at least 12 people involved. 

Videos and pictures from the scene, which has been viewed hundreds of times on social media, show punches being thrown in the KFC in Pitsea, at the retail park on High Road.  

Around 12 people were involved in the fight earlier this afternoon. 

It's unclear why the brawl took place, but arguments between the group of people continued despite passers-by trying to break it up. 

Essex Police has been contacted for comment.