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October 23, 2016
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On 10-22-16 at 11:46 PM following the Penn State victory over Ohio State, State College Police responded to a large celebratory crowd in the 200 block of East Beaver Ave. where a crowd of approximately 5,000 to 10,000 gathered.  

The crowd, which consisted mostly of college age men and women, damaged several street lights and street signs and started small fires in the street.

During the disturbance one vehicle was damaged and one person was injured when he was struck in the head with a bottle. The injured subject was taken to Mount Nittany Medical Center for treatment.

It took police approximately two hours to clear the streets and several arrests are pending. 

State College Police were assisted by the Pennsylvania State Police and several local police agencies.  No officers were injured during the incident.

We are encouraging anyone who took pictures or video of crimes being committed by participants during the gathering to submit the pictures or video to State College Police. If you wish to remain anonymous you can leave an anonymous tip at our website at

Lt. C. Hamilton #3256

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