Rec Center Skirmish, Attack Closes Facility for Season

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An incident at a Philadelphia recreation center escalated to blows, injuring five people and prompting officials to close the center for safety concerns. 

Police are investigating the incident that took place at the McVeigh Recreation Center on Thursday at about 4:30 p.m., WPVI-TV reported. Staff members were attempting to remove three females for unruly behavior. They refused to leave and became hostile toward staff. 

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