Athens frat party ends with brawl

About 1,000 people attended a fraternity party at Athens Arena on Commerce Boulevard Saturday night and a large fight broke out as the event was ending, Athens-Clarke County policesaid.

Off-duty uniformed police officers who were providing security were able to stop the fighting by deploying pepper spray, according to police. No arrests were made.

Officers provided water to people who wanted to rinse the irritant from their eyes, police said. EMS was not required to respond.

 

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