OCEAN CITY, Md. (WJZ) — Recent violence in Ocean City, Maryland, is raising concerns from local officials as the tourism season in the beach community begins.
A cellphone video taken Tuesday night captured a fight on the boardwalk.READ MORE: Scott Invites Hogan To Baltimore After Governor Calls For "Comprehensive Update" On City's Violent Crime Plan
The video appears to show a large group of people on the boardwalk when a brawl breaks out. One person appears to get hit and falls motionless to the ground.
The crowd moves around before what appears to be another fight.READ MORE: With City Council's Ear, Baltimore Residents Urge Cuts To Police Budget Ahead Of Vote
This comes just days after police put out two pictures of suspects following a stabbing Sunday night on the boardwalk between 6th and 7th streets.
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Ocean City Mayor Rick Meehan released the following statement:
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“We are equally horrified by the actions displayed on social media video depicting violence and unruly crowds. This behavior has no place in Ocean City, and violence like this will not be tolerated. The town and OCPD are working immediately on addressing this disturbing behavior.”
Anyone with information is asked to call police at 410-723-6604 or email email@example.com.