… University police called for backup from Middletown and state police.
“There were approximately 250 students in the streets,” said Sgt. Scott Aresco. “When officers arrived, they threw bottles at the officers as they were trying to disperse the students.
Students accused police of using excessive force, and said officers used pepper spray and pepper balls.
“That’s only used a last resort,” Aresco said. “We told them to move along and they refused. At that point, that’s when the pepper spray and pepper balls were used.”
And now, I must sleep…