BUFFALO, N.Y. ( release ) Buffalo police say 8 people have been arrested and charged with disorderly conduct in connection with the two disturbances that occurred near the Gus Macker tournament just after 4:30pm Saturday afternoon.
Police report no injuries and no major incidents.
For every major special event held in the city, additional police patrols are added.
Police say because of the added patrols they were able to contain Saturday's skirmishes and make arrests at the scene. Buffalo police also want to thank the Peacekeepers Organization for their assistance.
Police say additional charges could be forthcoming.
The Gus Macker event continues Sunday in Niagara Square and surrounding streets in downtown Buffalo.