TRUMBULL — Three juvenile females got into a scuffle in the courtyard outside of Ruby Tuesday's at the just after 7 Monday night, and large group of kids surrounded the girls to cheer them on, according to police. Reinforcements were brought in and three arrests were made.
Trumbull officers, who were stationed at the mall that night, called for backup. Cars from the Trumbull, Monroe, Bridgeport and Stratford police departments, as well as state police officers arrived within minutes. The out-of-town reinforcements brought their dogs.
According to Monroe Police Lt. Brian McCauley, his department's K-9 officer Gunner followed a barking command to get the crowd to disburse.
"In this particular case, the crowd was getting so large and unruly that we didn't want to just have our guys in there," said Trumbull Deputy Police Chief Michael Harry.
In the end, all three of the girls involved in the fight, ages 14, 15, and 17, were arrested by the Trumbull Police Department. Two were issued juvenile infractions for breach of peace, and the third was issued a juvenile summons for breach of peace and interfering with an officer. Bridgeport police arrested an additional juvenile girl for interfering with an officer and she will be sent to juvenile court.
— Bill Bittar contributed to this story