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Police arrest 15 at UMass Amherst after World Series

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Officials at the University of Massachusetts’ flagship campus in Amherst say 15 people — 14 of them students — were arrested in the aftermath of the Boston Red Sox’ victory in the World Series.

The university said in a statement that police responded to a disturbance after thousands of students gathered in the southwest residential area of the campus after the game had ended.

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No injuries were reported.

Fourteen people were charged with failing to disperse and one with being disorderly. Two of those arrested were also facing charges of assault and battery on a police officer.

The university said it provided food to nearly 3,000 students watching the game and that the atmosphere was calm until after Boston’s 6--1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals.

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