VIDEO: History Repeats Itself, Kenny Chesney Concert Again Results In Trouble For Pittsburgh
By CBS NEWS // July 4, 2016
25 people taken to hospitals
ABOVE VIDEO: A 2013 concert by Kenny Chesney in Pittsburgh drew national headlines after 73 people were arrested and patrons left behind more than 30 tons of trash. On Saturday, the events of three years ago repeated on Saturday, as people were arrested and taken to local hospitals. (CBS News Video)
(CBS News) PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA – Officials say more than two dozen people were taken to hospitals and several others were arrested in and around the Kenny Chesney concert in Pittsburgh on Saturday.
Public safety spokeswoman Sonya Toler said 57 emergency medical transports were requested by 9 p.m. Saturday and 25 people were taken to hospitals, mainly for intoxication or intoxication-related injuries.
Police reported a handful of arrests on charges including trespassing, ticket robbery, simple assault and public intoxication.
Toler said one officer injured his thumb while breaking up a fight.
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