Officer pepper-sprayed while trying to break up fight at Concord mall

Bay Area

An officer was exposed to pepper spray while trying to break up a brawl at a Concord mall on Saturday. 

According to the Concord Police Department, officers were called to Sunvalley Mall around 8:30 p.m. on report of a fight between 30 to 70 teens in a parking lot. 

A security guard tried to break up the fight but wound up being attacked. 

The guard used pepper spray to separate the large crowd, but during the process, an officer was sprayed in the eyes. 

The officer sustained minor injuries and is in good condition. 

There were no other injuries reported and no damage to personal propert, so no arrests were maded.

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