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Police Looking To Identify 8 Individuals In SEPTA Melee That Started As Snowball Fight

By Joe Holden and Tim Jimenez

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- SEPTA police are looking to speak to eight people in connection with a brawl that happened last week inside the Race-Vine subway station.

Officials with SEPTA say the incident started as a snowball fight on the street that escalated into the Race-Vine station of the Broad Street subway on March 16, just after 3:30 p.m.

The video was taken Thursday by a mom from South Philadelphia who declined to be interviewed for this story.

She said in a post that her daughter was pulled into the melee after trying to help one of the victims. The woman said her daughter was kicked in the head.
"That's why I carry my mase. It is a constant reminder. It's so much. Even on the bus. I see so much school fights on the bus it's ridiculous."

Photos: SEPTA Police Looking To Identify 8 Individuals

Police say there were three victims which suffered minor injuries. Investigators say it's too early to label any of those pictured a suspect in the assault case.

If you have any information that could help police, please call 215-580-8111.

Officers say they want to talk to them and find out what happened.

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