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Published June 03 2012

Police use Taser on teen in Apple Valley riot

APPLE VALLEY, Minn. — Police in Apple Valley say they had to subdue a 15-year-old boy with a Taser, as they tried to control a fight involving dozens of people.

The incident happened Friday night. Police say they were called to the Hayes Community and Senior Center, which was rented out for a graduation party.

The St. Paul Pioneer Press reports that police arrived to find anywhere from 50 to 100 people either watching or joining in on a large fight.

Authorities used a Taser on a 15-year-old who wouldn't comply with officers’ demands. The teen was arrested for disorderly conduct.

After the crowd dispersed, fighting continued elsewhere in the neighborhood. A fight also broke out a McDonald's, and police believe it was related.

Police don't know what started the fight.