Officers swarmed by large crowd watching YouTuber at Kitchener park: Waterloo police
Waterloo Regional Police say they were forced to disperse a crowd of more than 300 people who gathered to watch a YouTuber at a Kitchener park on Sunday night.
They say officers went to Tremaine Park on William Lewis Street after a crowd had gathered at the park, as cars were left in the middle of the road and were blocking residents of nearby driveways.
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Police say that while at the scene, several fights broke out while the officers attempted to disperse the crowd.
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After one man was arrested for being in a fight, police say the crowd began to swarm police and more officers were called to the scene and the crowd was dispersed.
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Police say they are continuing to investigate and that no charges have been laid in connection with the incident.
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Police confirmed that the crowd had gathered to watch a YouTuber although they did not provide a name.
Basketball player K Showtime, who has hundreds of thousands of followers on YouTube, Instagram and TikTok, had a note posted on his Instagram stories saying he would be at the park at 6 pm on Sunday.
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