VIDEO: Fight at Leesville Whataburger under investigation

Fight at Whataburger in Leesville
Fight at Whataburger in Leesville(Viewer Submitted)
Published: Jan. 17, 2023 at 11:18 AM CST
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LEESVILLE, La. (KALB) - The Leesville Police Department is investigating a fight that happened recently at the Whataburger on South 5th Street.

According to details provided by LPD, the department was alerted to the fight around 2:40 a.m. on Jan. 15. They spoke to management and several of the people that were involved. Due to conflicting statements, individuals on scene were identified and released without charges pending further investigation.

After further investigation, LPD learned that a verbal altercation occurred began between two groups, which then turned physical between several of the individuals involved. After reviewing video evidence and statements, the involved parties have been identified and arrests are forthcoming.

The investigation is still ongoing.

Video of the fight has been shared multiple times on social media, with several claiming Ft. Polk soldiers were involved in the fight. According to Ft. Polk officials, it has not been confirmed that any soldiers from the post were involved in the incident. LPD has also not confirmed this.

A witness sent KALB video of the fight that you can see below - faces are blurred as no one involved has been identified yet:

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