3 Arrested After Fight Prompts Panic at Danbury Fair Mall

Thursday, Dec 5, 2013  |  Updated 8:34 PM EDT
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A fight breaks out on Black Friday at a local mall.

A fight breaks out on Black Friday at a local mall.

Three juveniles have been arrested after a fight that broke out at the Danbury Fair Mall last week, frightening holiday shoppers.

Police said two of the suspects were arrested Wendesday and the third was arrested Thursday. All three were charged with breach of peace. They have not been identified due to their ages.

According to Danbury police, a person yelled out "gun" at the mall food court last Friday, at the foot court and people panicked. There was no evacuation and the mall was not locked down, authorities said.

Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton said a fight involving several kids broke out inside the mall and police and state police had the situation under control. Boughton said on Twitter that there has been no evidence of a gun.

Police are actively investigating. There were no injuries.

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