Police use pepper balls, K-9’s to break up crowd of nearly 1,000 at Pinecrest


ORANGE VILLAGE, Ohio (WJW) – The Orange Village Police Department called on several surrounding departments to help disperse a large crowd of juveniles that had gathered at Pinecrest Thursday night.

According to police, there were an estimated 800 to 1000 juveniles who showed up for a free movie.

Police say several fights broke out, and officers used sirens, K-9’s, pepper spray, and pepper balls.

In a press release, Orange Village police say seven juveniles were arrested and turned over to their parents.

No one was hurt and no property damage occurred, according to police.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

FOX 8 Cleveland Weather // Quick Links:

Hot on FOX 8

More Viral