3 adults, 5 teens, arrested in brawl outside downtown Nashville bus station

(Metro Police)

UPDATE: 7:15 p.m.

Metro Police said eight people were arrested, including five juveniles, in connection with a brawl in which a Nashville police officer was injured at a downtown bus station.

Patricia Hill, 18, Kevin Haynes, 18, James Scales Jr., 24, and five juveniles, including three boys and two girls ages 15 to 17, were all arrested following the brawl on Tuesday outside Music City Central bus station along Charlotte Avenue.

Hill is accused of striking Officer Joshua Reece, who was trying to break up the fight. Hill continued to struggled with Reece until she was taken into custody.

Reece was transported to the hospital with minor injuries to his eye and knee.

Hill is charged with assault, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct while Haynes and Scales are each facing a disorderly conduct charge.

The juveniles are all facing charges of disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and criminal trespassing charges.

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Metro Nashville Police said an officer was hurt in a large brawl at the Music City Central bus station on Tuesday.

The fight broke out about 3:30 p.m. at the bus station along Charlotte Avenue.

Police said the fight involved several juveniles. The Metro officer was the only one hurt while trying to break up the fight and taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center with a knee injury.

Several juveniles were detained following the brawl. There’s no word on whether or not they’ll be charged at this time.

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