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UPDATE: 29 people arrested in fight on Fremont Street after MLK parade

Posted at 3:52 PM, Jan 15, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-16 17:02:55-05

Las Vegas police have confirmed there was an incident after the Martin Luther King Jr. parade in Las Vegas on Fremont Street.

Police said the incident happened around 4 p.m. where around 100 people were involved in a fight. Six adults and 23 juveniles were arrested. Originally police said eight were detained. 

Video shows police officers and hotel-casino security running towards whatever is happening. Another video, both of which were posted by 13 Action News reporter Joe Bartels, show officers over a person on the ground. A third video shows quite a few police cars near Fremont Street.

Thousands attend the parade each year, which is one of the biggest parades in remembrance of Martin Luther King, Jr. in the country.