Police respond to riot at NV juvenile facility

RENO, Nev. (AP) – Police say a riot at a Reno adolescent treatment center Monday night ended with the arrests of 8 juveniles and minor injuries to several staff members.

Police say a fight between about 40 juveniles and several staff members was still in progress when they arrived at Willow Springs on Edison Way.

The 8:15 p.m. incident was resolved after additional officers were called to the facility.

Investigators say staff members were dealing with a fight between two juveniles when many other juveniles began yelling and encouraged others to fight the staff.

Several staff members were attacked, but only minor injuries were reported to them and the juveniles.

Eight juveniles were arrested and taken to a local detention center.

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