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Police Break Up 400 Person Melee

west springfieldWEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — West Springfield police were able to break up a 400 person melee early Saturday morning.

Sgt. Michael J. Banas said the call came in around 12:30 AM for Main Street, near the intersection with Bridge Street.

He said the crowd disbursed very quickly and police were able to end fighting completely within 30 minutes.

Mutual aid from Springfield and State Police was called in.

One person was taken into protective custody, according to Banas.

He said police were not aware of anyone being hurt in the commotion.


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