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Police Breakup Large Crowd of Unruly Juveniles in Belleville


Belleville Police, with assistance from several police agencies, broke up a large crowd of unruly juveniles in a section of the town Friday night. 

An initial investigation indicated that police were called to the vicinity of 33 Washington Avenue after several callers reported a large crowd with individuals engaged in physical confrontations around 11:24 p.m.

Police arrived and reportedly requested assistance from Nutley, Newark, Bloomfield and the Essex County Sheriff's Office after noticing several hundred teens fighting and throwing objects at that location. 

According to reports, officers managed to quell the disturbance and get the crowd to disperse without further incident. 

No injuries or arrests have been immediately reported.