Massive Brawl Underway at Valley View Cinemark

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At least 10 police departments are on scene at the Valley View Cinemark after 200-300 juveniles began fighting in the theater lobby, according to a photographer from WEWS Channel 5.

The nearby Quaker Steak and Lube has closed its doors, telling patrons that it's not safe.

The Valley View police chief confirmed to News Channel 5 that no arrests have yet been made, but that cops were telling the restaurants to lock their doors.

In an interview with WEWS Michael Baldwin, the police chief said the fight began at 9 or 9:30 p.m. inside the theater, moved outside, and the situation is now under control.

No word as to why the fight started, or how that many teenagers got involved.  

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UPDATE: Here's some video, courtesy of Will Burge.

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Sam Allard

Sam Allard is the Senior Writer at Scene, in which capacity he covers politics and power and writes about movies when time permits. He's a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University and the NEOMFA at Cleveland State. Prior to joining Scene, he was encamped in Sarajevo, Bosnia, on an...
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