MASON CITY – According to online media reports, the Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s office assisted the Mason City Police Department with a “large fight” early this morning at 1341 North Federal Avenue, otherwise known as Alley Katz Bar.
The first call to authorities was at 11:22 PM, where the sheriff’s office assisted the MCPD with dispersing a fight behind the bar, where an alley is located.
The second call, at 1:32 AM, was for the “large fight.” The report said that upon arrival, “people had fled the scene.”
Lt. Ron Vande Weerd of the Mason City police Department said this morning that “they (bar patrons and suspects) typically just scatter. They hear the sirens and they are gone.”
Vande Weerd said he didn’t believe anyone was injured and did not think any weapons were involved. He said employees at he bar were “unable or unwilling” to give information on who was involved in the altercations.