Dozens sick after pepper spray used at play place in Concord – KGO-TV

Dozens sick after pepper spray used at play place in Concord - KGO-TV

Dozens, Including Children, Treated After Pepper Spray Fight in Concord

Dozens, including children, were treated after someone sprayed pepper spray at indoor amusement center The Jungle in Concord Saturday evening. Sergio Quintana reports.

Dozens, including children, were treated after being exposed to pepper spray at indoor amusement center The Jungle in Concord Saturday evening.

At 7:08 p.m., police said they received a call about a fight between 5-10 young males and females at The Jungle in the Willows Shopping Center, and officers were sent to the scene. As officers were on their way, police said additional calls came in about the incident, reporting that pepper spray had been used during the fracas.

The Concord Police Department responded to the scene at 1975 Diamond Blvd around 7 p.m. about a fight between five to 10 young males and females, police said.

Those thought to be involved in the fight had left the area before police arrived, but about 25-30 people, including infants, minors and adults, had been exposed to the spray, police said.

When they arrived, the fight was no longer taking place but they realized a few people had beed sprayed by pepper spray. It is unclear who in the fight sprayed it.

Police said they are still reviewing surveillance footage and talking to customers who were there when it happened, but said they do not have any suspect information to release currently.

About 30 customers came out of the building, some vomiting and having difficulty breathing, police said.

A fight that broke out between some young people at an indoor kids amusement center in Concord led to about 30 people being exposed to pepper spray Saturday night, according to police.

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Some of those affected were vomiting or complaining of difficulty breathing after coming out of The Jungle amusement center at 1975 Diamond Blvd. in Concord, police said.


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