A crowd grew unruly at a western Pennsylvania toy distribution event, prompting the Salvation Army to shut the program down for a day.
Pittsburgh police spokeswoman Diane Richard says in a statement that police were called to the North Ave. toy giveaway at about noon Friday. Authorities reported that there was a long waiting line, and when some people cut in front the crowd became unruly.
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People surged into the facility when the doors opened and the Salvation Army did not have enough staff to control the situation, so the distribution was shut down for a day.
There were no arrests or injuries, and police cleared the scene just after 1 p.m.
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