Crossgates Mall Melee: Two Officers Injured, Two Teens Arrested

Aug 11, 2019

Fourteen police agencies responded to Crossgates Mall after a fight broke out Saturday night.

Guilderland police say just before 11 p.m. Saturday a fight broke out between several females during an event at the 'Get Air Trampoline Park' which had nearly 500 people in attendance. While officers were attempting to break up the fight a large crowd gathered around them and became unruly. Two police officers were then assaulted by multiple subjects causing the police officers to suffer minor injuries. Two juvenile males were arrested and face felony assault charges: they've been released to their parents' custody. Both police officers refused medical attention.

*Agencies called to the scene:

Guilderland PD
Bethlehem Police,
Colonie Police,
Albany Police,
Troy Police,
Green Island Police,
Watervliet Police,
SUNY Police,
Cohoes Police,
ENCON Police,
Albany County Sheriff's,
Saratoga County Sheriff's,
Schenectady County Sheriff's and
New York State Police