Two people in Bakersfield area hospital after confrontation on Niles Street

Investigation is ongoing

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Two people are in the hospital this morning after several men fought last night.

On August 22, at about 9:00 p.m., officers with the Bakersfield Police Department went to the area of Niles Street and Miller Street regarding an assault victim.

At about the same time, officers said they received a report of two other assault victims at Kern Medical Center.

Officials said they found that two groups of primarily Hispanic men became involved in a physical confrontation in front of 1220 Niles Street and the reported injuries were a result of that conflict.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information related to the assault is encouraged to call Detective Tolar at 326-3857.

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