03/08/2011

Video: Cops arrest three after Delaware brawl goes viral

Investigators are glad the crimes were recorded, but say they do not yet know the videographer's identity

By Cris Barrish
Delaware Online

DOVER, Delaware — A six-minute video of a Dover melee last week has gone viral on the Internet in recent days, leading city police to say more people seen on the clip could face criminal charges.

Three women already have been charged in Wednesday's daytime street attack on a 33-year-old woman -- who was hospitalized for several fractured ribs, a collapsed lung and a large head bruise -- and a 24-year-old man, who needed stitches to close a head wound.

Police responded to the scene and eventually identified three female suspects whom the victims picked out of a photo lineup, Dover police Capt. Tim Stump said. The women were charged with assault and other offenses Thursday.

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