Fight Call/ 7th Street & Roeser
Location: 700 W. Roeser
If you like this story, consider signing up for our email newsletters.
SHOW ME HOW
You have successfully signed up for your selected newsletter(s) - please keep an eye on your mailbox, we're movin' in!
Yesterday as school was letting out at South Mountain High, a fight ensued between a group of individuals in a Blue El Camino and A group of individuals that were standing on the southeast corner of 7th St and Roeser.
This quickly devolved into a small scale riot Between 200 to 300 subjects either fighting or cheering. An SRO Officer made a traffic stop on the El Camino and a large group immediately converged upon him. He went to the ground in a struggle with one of the occupants of the El Camino, suffering injury to one of his knees. A second Officer was next to arrive and was immediately assaulted.
He and the School Resource officer summoned more units, and approximately 40 officers soon arrived to assist. 10 juveniles and 2 adults ranging from the ages of 15 to 29 years old were taken into custody for a range of charges, including aggravated assault on police officers, resisting arrest and riot.
Officers were treated for minor injury at the scene.