18-year-old who broke up fight charged with abusing child, police say

MADISON, Wis. - An 18-year-old was arrested Wednesday night on Madison's west side following a fight, police said.

Madison police said officers responded to a report of a large group of people fighting in the street at 8:33 p.m. in the 5800 block of Russett Road.

Police said the fight was over a disturbance that occurred earlier in the day between two juvenile males. Police said Ariyana Weaver, of Madison, broke up the fight. Weaver was arrested on suspicion of physical abuse of a child.

Officers are investigating the incident, but no arrests had been made as of Thursday in the larger disturbance, police said.

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