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Independence police called to ‘large disturbance’ at Main Event Saturday night

Police were called to the scene of a “large disturbance” and made two arrests late Saturday night at Main Event Entertainment in Independence, according to a statement posted on the police department’s Facebook page.

Police from Independence and other law enforcement agencies responded to the family entertainment center at 4600 S. Cochise Court.

Several teenagers had been involved in an argument earlier in the evening at the business and it was shut down for the night, police said. The entertainment center is typically open until 1:30 a.m. on the weekends, according to the Main Event website.

Authorities cleared the area around 10 p.m.

No injuries were reported, and no further details were released Saturday night.

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Kaitlyn Schwers covers breaking news and crime at night for The Kansas City Star. Originally from Willard, Mo., she spent nearly three years reporting in Arkansas and Illinois before returning to Missouri and joining The Star in 2017.
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