Police cracking down on violence at Chargers games
Undercover officers patroled Qualcomm Stadium
Last Updated: 58 days ago
San Diego police used undercover vice officers to patrol Qualcomm Stadium during the Chargers' Monday Night Football game against the Indianapolis Colts as a new effort to control violence.
According to police, 19 were arrested and 192 were cited primarily for bringing glass bottles in the parking lot. In addition, 36 fans were ejected from the stadium for creating disturbances including fighting, challenging others to fight and other unacceptable behavior.
10News cameras caught the end of a brawl that started in the stands.
"People were getting up, getting excited. It just escalated," said Chargers fan Jill Rosenow. "I don't know what was going on or who was saying what, but they just turned around and they were all over each other."
Police cracked down following this video that went viral after the last Chargers home game (mobile users: http://bit.ly/1cQp7xu). The clip shows two men being attacked in the parking lot and having glass bottles smashed over their heads. One of the suspects from that assault was arrested. Police are still looking for the other. One of the victims was wearing a Dallas Cowboys jersey.
The undercover officers at Monday night's game wore Colts jerseys.
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