Youth patients riot at a mental health facility in Miami

Large fight involved 40-50 kids

Multiple police units came to Willow Crest hospital where patients rioted around 4: 40pm .

A staff member told KOAM that a registered nurse was injured and possibly suffered a concussion.

Police chief Tom Anderson said 40-50 kids started a large fight inside the facility. Officers and staff dispersed the fight and the facility was locked down for security.

Ambulances arrived on scene. Staffers say none of the kids were injured.

Willow Crest works with children and adolescents with behavioral and emotional issues.


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