Large fight causes panic at Roosevelt Field Mall

Panicked shoppers scrambled out of the Roosevelt Field Mall on Sunday after police say a large fight broke out, causing shoppers to flee.  It happened just before 4 p.m.

According to the Nassau County Police Department, the fight happened in front of the Victoria's Secret near the Macy's, causing people to panic and run out of the mall.

Police found a 21-year-old man who had been hit in the face.  He was transported to the hospital for treatment.

There were reports on social media of there possibly being a weapon but police could not confirm that.

The mall resumed normal operations with an increased police presence.

Anyone with information about the incident was asked to call Nassau County Police.

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In a similar incident on Saturday, a fight at the Garden State Plaza in New Jersey sparked panic and a brief evacuation when reports on social media claimed that there was an active shooter.

The Paramus Police Department later tweeted that they had responded to a physical altercation at the mall but that no shooting had occurred.