MASON — Four juveniles were arrested Saturday night at the Kings Island public drop-off area.
According to our news partners at WCPO, a statement released from the park said that park security and Mason Police responded to the area after “unruly juvenile behavior occurred.”
In a statement, Kings Island confirmed surveillance video footage showed that a group of juveniles were verbally harassing a boy and his father Saturday evening around 8:10 p.m., WCPO reported.
Law enforcement called to the scene determined the father, who was picking up his son, was in possession of a firearm.
However, Kings Island’s statement said the man had a valid concealed carry permit and never brandished the firearm.
Four juveniles were arrested and transported to the Warren County Juvenile Detention Center. No charges were filed against the adult involved, according to WCPO.
The park said the safety and security of its guests and employees was the top priority of Kings Island management and they had a zero tolerance policy for incidents of this type.
In May, Kings Island announced its plans to increase its security presence at the park after it closed early due to “unruly behavior and altercations” involving teenagers the night of May 23.
An adult, 18, and teens that ranged in age from 14 to 17, face charges of assault, obstructing official business, disorderly conduct and inducing panic for the May incident, according to WCPO.
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