HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Hagerstown police say three people face disorderly conduct charges after a late night brawl among about 90 customers at a downtown restaurant.

Police Chief Arthur Smith told The Herald-Mail of Hagerstown Monday that every officer on duty was sent to the Taj India restaurant early Sunday morning. He says police used pepper spray to quell the disturbance.

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Police say they arrived around 1:30 a.m. and found a crowd of patrons fighting inside the restaurant. They say restaurant workers were trying to push people outside.

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Smith says he referred the matter to the Washington County liquor board. He says there have been similar incidents at the restaurant in the last several weeks.

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