KEENE, N.H. (CBS) – Police are asking the public to help track down several students involved in riots near the Keene State University campus that coincided with the city’s annual Pumpkin Festival.
On Wednesday, Keene police released several photographs of people involved in the incidents, which left several injured and resulted in the damage of private and public property.
Photos: Keene, N.H., Riot Suspect Photos
During a Monday press conference, Keene officials said 84 people were arrested and several were injured when rioters threw full liquor bottles, billiard balls, and large rocks at police and other people in the crowd.
Students also ripped up street signs and flipped over a car during the night of disturbances.
Police said more arrests are likely if they are able to identify the people seen in the photographs.
“These subjects can be seen engaging in criminal acts, if identified, will be arrested and charged accordingly,” police said.
Keene State spokesperson Kelly Ricaurte said on Wednesday that the school is working with the police department to track down the people involved in the riots.
“We have sent messages to students asking for their assistance and have received well over 80 emails from students, and from individuals not related to campus, identifying either specific individuals and/or the schools they are from, including high school students from in and out of state. The response from students at Keene State College has been tremendous,” said Ricaurte.
“We have positively identified a number of students who are already going through the student conduct system and we are working with the Keene Police to go through their arrest records to identify Keene State students and those from other institutions. We have been in contact with our colleagues at other institutions who are committed to assisting us to hold their students accountable.”
Anyone with information can contact the Keene Police Department at (603) 357-9820, or visit the department’s website for information on submitting an anonymous tip.
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