3 Philly Cops Hurt in Block Party Brawl

Officers were injured trying to break up a big street fight in Tioga

By Karen Araiza
|  Sunday, Jul 29, 2012  |  Updated 12:59 AM EDT
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3 Philly Cops Hurt in Block Party Brawl

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July 28, 2012: Three Philadelphia police officer suffered minor injuries trying to break up a big street fight in Tioga.

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Police trying to break up a big street fight got injured in the crowd. It happened in the Tioga neighborhood of Philadelphia on Saturday night around 9 p.m.

Three officers got hurt. Their injuries are minor. They were all trying to bust up a fight that started when things got rowdy between two big block parties.

Police tell NBC10 that one officer hurt his knee, another hurt his thumb and a third officer hurt his hand in the brawl.

Three people in the crowd were arrested for disorderly conduct and a fourth for assault on police.

Earlier in the night, two Philadelphia officers were hurt in a car crash.


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