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UCLA's Undie Run Broken Up By Police When Crowd Gets Over 8,000
UCLA's quarterly Undie Run has been technically banned since 2009, but nothing will stop college students from wanting to strip down.The quarterly Undie Run, which supposedly helps students de-stress during finals week, got out of hand early Tuesday morning and "dozens" of police officers from the UCLA Police Department, LAPD, and the UC Irvine Police Department had to disperse the crowd around 1 a.m., reports NBC LA.
UCLA Police Sgt. J. Pak told City News Service that the crowd had grown to over 8,000 participants, many of whom were non-students who formed "a large entourage that [came] to watch." No arrests had been made and the crowd was otherwise "tame" aside from a few who jumped on top of cop cars. A few participants were apparently hurt from being drunk and falling down, according to NBC LA.
One participant was UCLA student and football player Cordell Broadus—Snoop Dogg's son—who was there to hand out his own line of underwear. Just in case you didn't have any on you: