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Six Flags America to scale back hours after fights

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BOWIE, Md. (AP) — Six Flags America is scaling back hours during its annual Halloween events after a series of fights broke out over the weekend at at the amusement park in the Maryland suburbs of Washington, D.C.

News outlets report that a melee prompted the park to close an hour early Saturday and the park says it will begin closing its gates at 9 p.m.

Six Flags says patrons won’t be allowed to reenter the park after 6 p.m., and no new entries will be allowed after 7 p.m.

Prince George’s County police confirmed that officers stationed at the park responded to the fights and several victims have filed reports, but no arrests have been made.