VIDEO: Fight breaks out in line at Busch Gardens; police release images of wanted women


James City County Police looking to identify 3 women involved

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (WAVY) — James City County Police are currently seeking three women they say were involved in a fight at Busch Gardens Williamsburg on August 8.

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Police say they were called to the Griffon, one of Busch Gardens’ roller coasters around 4:50 p.m. When officers arrived on the scene, they reported finding two women being treated by Busch Gardens medical personnel.

Three unknown adult females had fled the scene prior to officers’ arrival. Police are asking for the public’s help identifying them.

Reports say one of the victims had severe swelling and a laceration near her eye; the second victim had a small laceration to the right of her eye, marks on her arms, and swelling on her face; the third victim had a red mark on her upper thigh.

Only one of the victims was sent to a local hospital for her injuries.

10 On Your Side is still learning the circumstances surrounding the incident, however, police added that the offenders are “unknown and were unable to be located in the park” following the altercation.

In the video posted on Reddit, several women could be seen engaging in a physical altercation in what appeared to be a line inside the park.

WAVY News 10 reached out to the person who recorded that video for permission to use it in our coverage of the incident. You can view it in the player above. It has been edited to protect the identity of children who were present.

The video shows one woman holding a cane being pushed against the metal bars in the queue, while another woman is attacked and eventually seen lying on the ground.

Witnesses in the video could be heard yelling and screaming as the brawl went on. One park guest could be seen pulling and guarding a young girl who was caught in the middle of the women fighting.

Those with information should call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or submit a tip using the P3 Tips app on their Apple or Android device or at

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