HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — Eight people face charges after a large brawl broke out at a northern New Jersey bar.
police tell The Record (http://bit.ly/QzPVWU) that fight erupted inside
the bar around 1:30 a.m. Saturday, and several combatants were using
broken bottles as weapons. The fight soon spilled out onto the street
and was broken up within 15 minutes of police arriving.
police troopers and officers from several police departments responded
to the bar to assist Hackensack police. No serious injuries were
reported, though was one person was treated at the scene.
It's not clear what sparked the brawl.
of the eight people arrested were charged with rioting, and one also
was accused of aggravated assault on a police officer. The eighth person
was charged with disorderly conduct.