Penticton pickers pick fight last night

Fruit pickers picked a fight last night near the corner of Woodstock Road and East Green Mountain Road which drew the RCMP and Penticton Fire and Rescue.
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PENTICTON - Drunk fruit pickers picking a fight near 188 Green Ave. East Wednesday night drew police officers as well as Penticton Fire and Rescue.

About five pickers were involved in a fight, according to Sgt. Rick Dellebuur. A person not involved called police suspecting injuries. Officers at the scene were told of a ratchet being used and someone drunk driving away. No one wanted to press charges.

Dellebuur said officers did a patrol looking for the suspected driver.

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