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14 Arrested at Patriots’ Super Bowl Parade, Brawl Caught on Video

An estimated 1.5 million people attended Tuesday's parade

Authorities say 14 people were arrested at the New England Patriots' championship parade through Boston.

Police Sgt. John Boyle said many of those arrested Tuesday during the team's Super Bowl victory ride through downtown were juveniles and the majority of charges were alcohol-related.

Five of those arrested were involved in a brawl near the end of the parade route. Boyle says that there were no major injuries reported and that the fight happened mid-afternoon after the parade had ended.

A 45-second video of the fistfight was posted on Twitter, showing several men brawling in the North End. Some of them were wearing Patriots jerseys.

“It was the dumbest thing. They were all Patriots fans. It was just macho intoxication,” Colin Beatt, the man who shot the video, told the Boston Herald.

The only other issues reported during Tuesday's parade were a thrown can that nearly hit Tom Brady's daughter, Vivian, and delays on the MBTA and the commuter rail due to the large number of fans heading into and out of the city.

The mayor's office said an estimated 1.5 million fans attended the festivities, the largest crowd Boston has seen for a championship parade.

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