Huge North Philadelphia Brawl Leaves 3 Officers Hurt, 14 Youths Detained - NBC 10 Philadelphia

Huge North Philadelphia Brawl Leaves 3 Officers Hurt, 14 Youths Detained

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    Student Street Fight Leaves 14 Detained

    A massive brawl outside a Hunting Park McDonald's ended with more than a dozen students being detained and three officers hurt.

    (Published Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018)

    Police say more than a dozen young people were detained after a large brawl in North Philadelphia in which three officers were injured.

    A police spokesman says officers were called to the Hunting Park neighborhood after the fight was reported outside a McDonald's resaturant at Broad Street and Hunting Park Avenue.

    Police say upon the officers' arrival things immediately deteriorated "into a riotous condition" involving about 150 to 200 students.

    After multiple calls for assistance by Philadelphia and transit police officers, the situation was brought under control just before 5 p.m. Tuesday.

    Huge Brawl at North Broad McDonald's

    [PHI] Huge Brawl at North Broad McDonald's

    A massive fight between groups of people at a North Philadelphia McDonald's prompted a huge police response Tuesday afternoon. The fights also left some officers with minor injuries.

    (Published Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018)

    Police say 14 juveniles were "detained and/or arrested and/or cited." Three city police officers reported injuries including a separated shoulder, cuts to hands and a possible back injury.

    There was no immediate word on what might have caused the fight.