Bee reporters answer questions about area crime news, trends and other issues.
QUESTION: There was a large police presence in River Park on Thursday afternoon/evening. A helicopter and many patrol cars, including park rangers, were on scene. What was the cause?
Submitted by: Greg, Sacramento
ANSWER: According to the Sacramento Police Department's daily activity log, officers were called to the 5400 block of Sandburg Drive in the River Park area about 7:30 p.m. Thursday regarding teenagers involved in a fight.
The department's helicopter unit assisted officers on the ground in searching for the individuals who had been reported fighting with baseball bats.
Officers contacted three people leaving the area who reported that they had been assaulted with a blunt object. According to the police log, none suffered injuries that were life-threatening.
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