ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Three men are behind bars on New Year's Eve after police say they assaulted security guards at the Westfield Annapolis Mall.
According to the Anne Arundel County Police Department, officers were called to the mall just before 6:00 p.m. Tuesday evening for reports of a fight.
When police arrived on the scene they say they learned that a group of people got into some sort of dispute with two mall security guards.
Officers say the guards asked the group to leave for being disruptive.
During the altercation, it was reported that the group assaulted both officers, and one of the men pulled out a knife.
The suspects ran away but were later caught by patrol officers nearby.
19-year-olds Zackery Staley, and Delane Newman are facing several charges along with 18-year-old Jayman Sloan. Each member of the trio is charged with 2nd degree assault.
Anyone with information is asked to call police at 410-222-1965