Richmond police encounter large sideshow at York/Chesley

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Richmond police encountered a large sideshow involving about 50 vehicles and 100 people early this morning.

The sideshow occurred at about 12:30 a.m. at York Street and Chesley Avenue, police said.

“While officers attempted disperse the crowd, participants of the side show threw debris at two police vehicles,” police said.

No arrests were reported.

The RPD urged residents to call or text to 9-1-1 or (510) 233-1214 if they witness the dangerous and illegal sideshows.

“Follow up with a short email to and describe the incident,” police said.


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