WASHINGTON (AP) — Residents in northeast Washington have filed a complaint over a District of Columbia police officer’s inaction while responding to a street brawl.

The Washington Post reports the fight broke out Friday night in the Trinidad neighborhood. Eva Nash says she and her husband, Vinson, saw a crowd of 20 to 30 people with several fights underway. Nash says one fighter slammed another on her car, denting the hood.

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Nash and her husband called police. She confronted the men but was shouted down and threatened.

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When an officer arrived, most of the fighters scattered. Nash says the officer didn’t make any effort to detain anyone and only asked if they wanted to file a report.

Vinson Nash filed a complaint Saturday about the inaction. Police wouldn’t comment on the investigation.

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