McCarren Park Pool Party Poopers Force Early Close
That headline alliteration was hard for us to say, too.
At around 6pm last night, an "unruly crowd" showed up at the pool and started wreaking havoc. Apparently, a bunch of teens and the lifeguards dueled it out in what was described by one tweeter as a "gigantic brawl." The fight broke out when one pool-goer did a backflip and then proceeded to attack the lifeguard that came over to reprimand the swimmer.
People started elbow dropping from the lifeguard stands, punches were thrown and the Greenpoint-Williamsburg border erupted at the seams. We assume it looked something like this:
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