Police make 10 arrests as crowds evacuate Hampton Beach


There was a massive police presence in Hampton Beach today as warm temperatures drew crowds on Saturday. Hampton police made 10 arrests while dispersing a large crowd that formed on the beach. The charges include disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. Police are planning ‘riot’ charges to be added for some suspects. According to police, the crowd was part of a social media event. They say reports of fights in the group started just before 6:30 p.m. Law enforcement officers in riot gear and multiple agencies joined Hampton. The beach police moved the crowd off the beach. The group moved to Ocean Boulevard where police said they blocked traffic for an hour while police worked to clear the road. Officers shouted warnings to the crowd to leave the area. to the property.

There was a massive police presence in Hampton Beach today as warm temperatures drew crowds on Saturday.

Hampton Police made 10 arrests while dispersing a large crowd that formed on the beach.

The charges include disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.

Police expect ‘riot’ charges to be added for some suspects.

According to police, the crowd was part of a social media event.

They say reports of fights in the group began just before 6:30 p.m.

Law enforcement officers in riot gear and from multiple agencies joined Hampton Beach police to clear the crowds from the beach.

The group moved to Ocean Boulevard where police said they blocked traffic for an hour while police worked to clear the road.

Officers shouted warnings to the crowd to leave the area.

There were no injuries or material damage.


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