UPDATED with additional video.
The New Rochelle Police Department had there hands full with large groups of Monroe students leaving the Tropicana Nightclub located on North Avenue in New Rochelle. Police reported fights breaking out in and outside of the club.
Large crowds started to walk down North Avenue southbound towards Main Street with the New Rochelle Police keeping a large presence with as many as 10 Police units following the crowd.
The police closed down intersections as the crowd moved through them. As of 2:15 am there were two arrest's for disorderly conduct.
2:48 am New Rochelle Police receive a call from Monroe college security that students are fighting in a campus building located at 33 Echo Avenue and they can't control there own students and need Police help.
Another large crowd heading westbound on Main Street towards Locust Avenue throwing trash cans onto the streets.New Rochelle Police respond with 7 units leaving parts of the city unprotected.
During this same time period there was a police report that a group of people was attempting to break into the McDonald's on East Main Street.
Monroe College students have been gathering on Thursday at various locations in New Rochelle over the past several years. There have been occasional problems and related arrests.
UPDATED: EyeoNewRoc has confirmed that alcohol was being served at Tropicana at 440 North Avenue to students from Monroe College. Some in the crowd inside the bar began arguing with each other and getting loud. Employees in the club moved the crowd outside at which point a New Rochelle police officer, driving by the area, reported a "large 10-50" (altercation) in the street and asked for additional units. Additional units responded so that there were 8 police officers managing a crowd estimated to be about 150 people. The police closed the intersection of Lincoln and North and moved the crowd away from the area and towards Monroe College.
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