` 100 arrested, 44 hospitalized after `California Party ‘ Descended into Street Brawl ‘

#AceWorldNews – CALIFORNIA – April 07 – One hundred people have been arrested and 44 others injured after a California college spring break party descended into a brawl.

Clashes broke out at approximately 9:30 p.m. local time on Saturday at the 15,000-strong party known as ‘Deltopia,’ the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office told AP.

The situation became violent after a University of California Santa Barbara police officer was struck in the head with a bag full of alcohol bottles. As the situation intensified, the crowd began throwing rocks, starting fires, and vandalizing police vehicles.

Tear gas was reportedly used, and five of the injured are thought to have been officers. Clashes diffused by Sunday morning.

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