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2 Arrested in Massive Brawl at Foxwoods Casino

MASHANTUCKET, Conn. (AP) — Police have charged two men from Connecticut and Massachusetts for their alleged participation in a nightclub brawl involving a mob of nearly 100 at MGM Grand at Foxwoods.

Wakyne A. Sebastian of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Reservation, and Macharia Johnson of Everett, Mass., were charged with breach of peace and interfering with police in connection with the Sunday morning melee.

Police say the brawl inside the MGM Grand started near a nightclub and spilled out into a hotel lobby.

After the fighting was contained, police say the 38-year-old Johnson was involved in a separate incident inside Foxwoods Resort Casino that involved a knife. Police say the incident included the same individuals from the brawl and that more arrests are pending.

It was not known Monday if either man is represented by a lawyer.

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