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    Two hunted for 'stomping on defenseless victims' during violent brawl at Pennsylvania fun day

    By Fionnuala Boyle,


    Two men are being hunted for "stomping on defenseless victims" at what was supposed to be a fun day in Pennsylvania . The pair are accused of turning violent at the Gloucester Township Day Festivities.

    The unruliness kicked off shortly before sundown on June 1 when police were drafted in to try to break up disorderly crowds who descended on the event at Veterans Park on Chews Landing Road in Gloucester Township.

    Investigators say hundreds of teens arrived at the park before the night time drone show and congregated on the basketball courts where several fights broke out.

    Police pushed the violent group to a nearby shopping mall as they attempted to safely clear the park, and spent two hours dispersing the unruly crowd .

    The suspects in question were captured on video kicking and stomping on a " defenseless " victim on the ground during one of the fights. Twelve people, including teens as young as 13, were arrested during the chaos .

    No serious injuries were reported by police. Chief David Harkins told FOX29: "These kids weren’t here to have fun, these weren’t kids being kids, they were here to cause trouble , and it was very clear right from the get-go."

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    The suspects are among many which the police will be highlighting in the coming weeks. In the meantime, the public are urged to get in touch with pictures or videos that could help to track down the culprits.

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