TURLOCK (AP) — Authorities say four deputies were injured, a horse was punched and five people were arrested in a brawl at the Stanislaus County Fair.
The sheriff’s deputies watching a line at a beer booth Sunday noticed a man wearing gang clothing who appeared to be drunk and trying to start fights.READ MORE: In Reversal, San Jose Unified School District Poised To Allow Police Officers Back On Campuses
Authorities say the fair doesn’t allow gang symbols or clothing.
Sheriff’s Sgt. Josh Clayton says while deputies talked to that man, another man began throwing punches, hitting two deputies, and other crowd members got involved.READ MORE: UPDATE: San Francisco Easing Some Indoor COVID Masking Requirements Feb. 1
Authorities say a man punched a Sheriff’s Department horse that had knocked him down, spilling his beer.
Those arrested could be charged with assault on a peace officer.
The department says the deputies — and the horse — are fine.MORE NEWS: 49ers Playoffs: Fans Become Targets Of Ticket Scammers Ahead Of NFC Championship
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