Cops bust illegal fight club dubbed 'Rumble in the Bronx'

BRONX, New York (WABC) -- A large indoor gathering in the Bronx was shut down by the New York City Sheriff's Department Saturday night.

Officials say more than 200 people were inside the building on Coster Street in the South Bronx at the time of the raid.

TOP NEWS | President Trump admits Joe Biden won the 2020 election for the 1st time, then reverses tacit concession
EMBED More News Videos

Without using Biden's name, Trump tweets that "he won," something Trump hasn't said before publicly.

The event was billed as "Rumble in the Bronx," part of an illegal fight club.

Among the charges facing the 10 organizers are illegal combat, no liquor license and loaded firearms.

Over the weekend, the Sheriff's Department also busted illegal large gatherings in Chelsea and Brooklyn.
EMBED More News Videos

Authorities shut down two illegal parties where hundreds of people had gathered inside early Saturday in Manhattan and Brooklyn.

In both incidents, police found more than 200 people partying inside.

MORE NEWS: Boy with autism robbed in Manhattan, 2nd suspect sought
EMBED More News Videos

Police are searching for a second suspect after one man was arrested in connection with the robbery of a 14-year-old boy with autism in Manhattan.


Coronavirus by zip code - New York City

CDC updated Thanksgiving guidelines
New York, New Jersey, Connecticut out-of-state travelers information
New CDC guidelines on masks
New York City Positivity Tracker
How coronavirus changed the New York region
Do you have coronavirus symptoms?

New York City
New Jersey
Long Island
Westchester and Hudson Valley

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on coronavirus

Submit a News Tip
Copyright © 2022 WABC-TV. All Rights Reserved.