Stabbing, fights, arrests mar New York State Fair

A teenager was stabbed in the chest and two women later tumbled through glass while fighting at the New York State Fair on Sunday.  Several people were under arrest after a rap concert at the fairgrounds.

New York State Police say the 17-year-old was stabbed about 9:30 p.m.   The Syracuse resident remained hospitalized in stable condition Monday at SUNY Upstate Medical Center.

Troopers say about 20 minutes later, two women got into a fight and fell through a glass section of a food stand. A 20-year-old was was transported to SUNY Upstate Medical Center with lacerations and released Monday morning.  It was unclear if the other woman was arrested.

Troopers responded to multiple reports of disturbances in the Chevy Court area prior to and after the 8 p.m. concert by A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie. The Solvay Fire Department assisted Troopers with removing 30 teens from the roof of a restroom building located in the rear of Chevy Court.

A record crowd of more than 40,000 people was reported at the concert. 

Following the concert, a large number of individuals migrated to the Midway area. Troopers responded to the area and dispersed numerous fights. State Police requested assistance from local and county law enforcement agencies for a large disturbance at the Byrne Dairy located at State Fair Boulevard and Bridge Street.

Police arrested three people:

Joseph P. Fish, 24, from Oneida, NY for Resisting Arrest.
Wayne G. Kimball, 25, from Rome, NY for Resisting Arrest and Disorderly Conduct.
Yakua I. Banks, 29, from Cortland, NY for Resisting Arrest and Obstructing Governmental Administration.   

The 13-day fair ends Monday night with a performance by former One Direction singer Niall Horan.