Police have described the brawling residents as "far-right" and said they claimed that the asylum seekers were taking over the town's central square.
Over the past year, Bautzen has become a hotbed of anti-asylum seeker sentiment, as Germany has so far accepted 1.1 million refugees.
locals - people who live at a place
residents - people who live at a place
approximately - not exactly but close
to brawl - to fight as a group (with another group)
asylum seeker- a person looking for safety in another country
to take over - to control
refugees - asylum seekers
hotbed - a place where something (negative) quickly grows
anti- - against
sentiment - feelings