7 people arrested at Kennywood for ‘disruptive behavior,’ police say

WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. — Seven people were arrested at Kennywood Friday evening for what police and park officials called “disruptive behavior.”

According to a release from investigators, the incident happened around 6:30 p.m. inside Kennywood.

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Park officials said security, West Mifflin police and other local law enforcement officers helped eject the people involved out of the them park. Several were then arrested by police.

It’s unclear what caused the fight, and authorities haven’t identified any of the people who were arrested.

Officers were able to clear the scene outside the park in about an hour.

Police told Channel 11 charges are expected to be filed, but the nature of those charges aren’t yet known.

Kennywood issued the following statement regarding the incident:

“At approximately 6:30 p.m. Friday, Kennywood Park asked for assistance from local law enforcement due to the disruptive behavior of some park visitors.

The first and foremost priority of Kennywood is the safety of our guests and team members. With the support of the West Mifflin Police Department and other area law enforcement, the park ejected disruptive individuals, with several being arrested by the West Mifflin Police Department. Kennywood will work with law enforcement on further investigation to hold those responsible for tonight’s incidents accountable.”