3 teens, one armed, arrested near Springfield holiday festival

Three teens arrested near Springfield festival (WDTN Photo)

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (WDTN) – Three teenagers were arrested Saturday night after a fight broke out near the Holiday in the City festival.

Springfield Police say about 100 teenagers gathered in a parking lot on 45 W. High St. to watch a fight around 9 p.m.

Police came to break up the crowd, but teenagers started throwing rocks at officers.  The crowd was ordered to disperse resulting in three arrests.

The three teens are facing rioting charges. The one with the weapon will be charged with criminal damaging, obstruction of justice and a weapons charge.

2 NEWS is not naming the suspects as they are minors.

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