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Four injured in weekend incidents
Police roundup
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Two males and a female were reportedly injured during a fight in the McDonald’s parking lot this past weekend.

Great Bend Police were busy on another call — breaking up a loud party where underage drinking was reported — when 911 received the call of a fight in progress, at 2:50 a.m. Saturday. The caller estimated 10 people were involved.

The Barton County Sheriff’s Office responded to the call, along with the Great Bend Fire Department Ambulance. Undersheriff Larry Holliday said three people showed signs of injury, but all refused treatment at the scene. He said the number of people fighting was probably less than the reporting party’s estimate, and that most or all of those involved were under 18 years old. He was not sure why the verbal argument had escalated into a fist fight. The investigation is continuing.

On Saturday afternoon, a woman reported her son, who was one of those injured, had to go to the emergency room after the fight and had received 13 stitches. The female who sustained possible injury told officers she had been pulled out of her vehicle by another female during the fight.

Great Bend police officers, who also responded to a juvenile case in the 2300 block of Main St. at 2:07 a.m. Saturday, reported breaking up the loud party in the 1000 block of Jefferson St., but did not find any underage drinking. Police also responded to the 2100 block of 27th St. at 1:10 a.m. Saturday, because two men who were upset with their neighbor were reportedly brandishing golf clubs and threatening to beat him up.

Another case involving an injury was investigated by police Friday night. At 11:51 p.m., an officer called for Emergency Medical Service to come to the 1000 block of Williams St. to check a male with a bad cut on his right ankle. The man was reportedly injured at a house in the 2000 block of 11th St., but was very drunk and was not sure what had happened. He said a family member had cut him with a bottle or beer mug, or he may have cut his foot when he fell off the porch.