Black Friday panty brawl leads to four arrests, police say


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A Black Friday brawl at a Sacramento-area mall that was captured on a cellphone video and uploaded to YouTube has now led to four arrests, police said.

The fight, allegedly sparked by a fight over panties at a Victoria’s Secret at the Roseville Galleria, has captured national headlines. Stephen Colbert even tweeted about it this week.


But Roseville police said the fight didn’t end at the mall. Five hours later, four people showed up at the home of a man on the other side of the fight, and smashed out the windows and headlights of his car. They used hammers and bats, leaving behind a dented mess, police said.

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Roberto Volz, 21, and Sandy Orellana, 19, both of Citrus Heights, were arrested along with two teens, ages 16 and 17. They were arrested on suspicion of vandalism, conspiracy and gang charges.

Investigators said the brawl was likely also related to a long-simmering dispute.

Although the fight itself lasted less than a minute, witnesses said the two groups had been arguing for about 10 minutes.

“They were throwing things,” said one man. “I saw a trash can lid almost hit a couple of bystanders.”



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-- Fox 40 Sacramento