WEST HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – One juvenile has been arrested in connection to a fight that ensued at the Westfarms Mall Thursday evening.

West Hartford Police said officers responded to the mall around 6:13 p.m. for a report of a fight that involved several juveniles.

Officers were able to clear the scene and one juvenile was arrested for interfering with an officer and disorderly conduct.

West Hartford officers along with other agencies remained on the scene to ensure the safety of mall patrons.

The mall was not shut down as a result of the incident.

Westfarms Mall released a statement saying, "The safety and security of our customers and employees is our first priority. This unacceptable conduct undermines our family friendly standards. We thank the Police and security that acted swiftly to restore normal operating conditions. We continue to actively assist the Farmington and West Hartford police investigation into this matter." 

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trt1969

Jeff Bezos must love this. Just another nail in the coffin for malls in our country. Think of all the money that was lost because a bunch of punks think this is some form of twisted entertainment.

mjjcbear

I think this would be a wonderful opportunity to pause for a moment and give thanks for the great contributions of the Black community to our society. Their peaceful and generous nature makes them ideal neighbors, lending testimony to their exceptional family values and parenting skills unrivaled by any other culture. Their commitment to academic excellence enriches our schools and serves as an example to all who hope to achieve prominence as a people. Real estate values are fueled by the mix of African-Americans into an area due to their caring and respectful nature of these communities, an example of all they have achieved through their enthusiasm for self-improvement, hard work and a self-reliant nature. Without their industrious and creative drive, we would be poorer as a nation.

Reevee

Don't forget that they have achieved this greatness even in the wake of great adversity. Enslaved ancestors, segregation, discrimination. You would think they would be more thankful for all that the white community has let them have. Geez.

DOGSRGRT

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domonique123

These Black and Spanish kids do not have any discipline then when the cops use Force to get the situation under control people have a problem ,oh there kids yeah right , kids that don't have any behavior I hope all the other malls take action and follow the Buckland no parents you cannot enter the Mail

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