About 300 minors involved in fights at Independence Center, several detained


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INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — A metro wide agency assist was requested at the Independence Center on Saturday night.

According to the police department’s Facebook page about 300 juveniles causing problems and getting into multiple fights. Several have been detained and are waiting for parents to arrive.

Police say if parents have a child in custody at the Independence Center, they are requesting they make contact with them and pick them up immediately.

People are asked to avoid the area.

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