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Officer injured breaking up brawl at downtown Nashville bus station

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Music City Central bus station. (WSMV file photo) Music City Central bus station. (WSMV file photo)
Patricia Hill (Source: Metro Nashville Police Department) Patricia Hill (Source: Metro Nashville Police Department)
Kevin Haynes (Source: Metro Nashville Police Department) Kevin Haynes (Source: Metro Nashville Police Department)
James Scales (Source: Metro Nashville Police Department) James Scales (Source: Metro Nashville Police Department)
NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) -

A Metro Police officer was hurt during a brawl outside the Music City Central bus station in downtown Nashville on Tuesday afternoon.

A witness told News 4 as many as 20 individuals were involved in the initial fight, but eight were arrested, according to police.

When officers arrived around 3:30 p.m. and tried to break up the fight, 18-year-old Patricia Hill allegedly struck an officer in the face and continued to struggle with him until she was taken into custody. The officer was taken to a hospital and treated for eye and knee injuries. He has since been released.

Hill has been charged with assault, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct. She is being jailed in lieu of $4,500 bond.

Kevin Haynes, 18, and James Scales, Jr., 24, were also arrested and charged with disorderly conduct.

Five juveniles, three males and two females between the ages of 15 and 17, were arrested on disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and criminal trespassing charges.

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