PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Over a dozen juveniles were arrested and cited after police say a large brawl involving up to 200 school students erupted outside of a McDonald’s in the Hunting Park section of Philadelphia.READ MORE: Abington Township Man, Harry Gramlich, Accused Of Neglect In Brother's Death
Police say they were called for a report of a large fight on Broad Street and Hunting Park Avenue around 3:40 p.m. Police say when they arrived it “immediately deteriorated into a riotous condition” with roughly 150 to 200 students fighting and instigating.
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Authorities say multiple officer assist calls were activated by both Philadelphia and SEPTA Police. The situation was brought under control around 5 p.m.
Police say 14 juveniles were arrested or cited in the incident. Three officers were injured in the brawl.Dianna Brice Murder: Funeral Service Held For Pregnant Woman Found Shot To Death In Southwest Philadelphia
There is no word yet on what led to the fight.