NARRAGANSETT, R.I. (WPRI) — Eight people, including some juveniles, were arrested at Narragansett Town Beach on Sunday afternoon.
Police said officers were called to the beach for a report of a fight and the incident quickly escalated.
According to Sgt. Keith Lagasse, people on the beach became aggressive and began gathering around police as they tried to disperse a crowd of more than 300 people.
Mutual aid from Rhode Island State Police, South Kingstown Police, North Kingstown Police, and the DEM was called in to assist.
Lagasse said the crowd was then dispersed.