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Teen girl charged in fight involving around 100 people that injured teen in Jackson Twp.

Stark County
Posted at 9:44 AM, Aug 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-24 09:44:50-04

JACKSON TOWNSHIP, Ohio — A 15-year-old girl was injured Saturday night during a fight involving approximately 100 people in Jackson Township, located in Stark County, according to Police Chief Mark Brink.

Officers responded at around 9:15 p.m. to Skyzone, located at 4381 Whipple Avenue, for a report of an active fight involving approximately 100 people.

When officers arrived, staff members said a female was “unconscious and her body was shaking.”

The 15-year-old girl was knocked down and kicked in the head while on the ground, police said. She was transported to Mercy Medical Center for treatment.

Officers arrested a 15-year-old from Canton in connection with the fight. She was charged with felonious assault, a second-degree felony.

“We are aware that there are others involved in the assault and are actively attempting to identify those individuals,” police said in a statement.

Anyone with information about the fight is asked to contact police at 330-830-6264.

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