Heavy police presence gathers outside Trump Tower in Vancouver to break up large group fight
A strong police presence left almost as quick as it came outside the Trump International Hotel and Tower in Vancouver on Friday night, as it responded to a drunken fight.
At about 11:40 p.m., several police cars were present outside the tower on West Georgia Street, along with a large crowd of people on the sidewalk.
Not all the cars had their sirens on, according to realtor Anders Falk, who tweeted this photo from the scene.
Samantha Mack was just leaving Fit4Less gym when she walked past the Trump Tower and came upon the scene.
She said she saw several people who were yelling and women with “their heads in their hands” who looked like they were crying.
Mack saw several police cars and people being escorted out some entrances.
She described people running from the scene.
However everything seemed to calm down later, as the number of cars dwindled from three to one as of 11:52 p.m., he tweeted.
Vancouver police confirmed Saturday morning that officers responded to a disturbance at the Drai’s nightclub inside the towers, which they said was fueled by “alcohol and overcrowding.”
According to police, people within the large crowd were pushing and shoving each other, and were preparing to fight before officers intervened.
Three people were arrested for breaching the peace. Police said there were no reports of criminal charges, serious assaults or injuries.
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