Police break up brawl at Wilson El stop

A melee at the Wilson CTA Red Line in Uptown this afternoon ended with at least two people injured and one person arrested, police said.

Officers responded to a report at 4:20 p.m. of a disturbance outside the Popeye's Chicken at the corner of Wilson and Broadway.

At least 50 teenagers were fighting, according to Lt. Michael O' Brien.

After police dispersed the teenagers, a group proceeded to the El platform at 4620 N. Broadway, where they resumed fighting.

At that point, at least 20 back-up units arrived to subdue the crowd.

One police officer and one girl were transported to hospitals. There is no word on their condition.

One 18-year-old was arrested as a result of the disturbance, said O' Brien.

A northbound El train was delayed due to the incident.

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