Chaperone injured in juvenile brawl at Cape Girardeau ‘Spring Fling’ dance

Updated: May. 8, 2021 at 1:54 PM CDT
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CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - One person was injured after a fight broke out at a “Spring Fling” dance in Cape Girardeau Friday night.

At approximately 7:30 p.m. on May 7, officers responded to the Shawnee Sports Complex for a report of a fight.

The facility was being used for a “Spring Fling” dance for area youth at that time.

Officers arrived and removed several juveniles who started a fight on the property.

After this group was escorted from the building, police say additional fights broke out.

One adult performing security work at the event received a laceration while trying to separate several juveniles who were fighting on the scene.

One juvenile was cited through the juvenile office.

This incident is still under investigation.

Police are attempting to identify additional suspects.

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