Crowd Pepper Sprayed During "All Time Low"

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    An unknown number of people were pepper sprayed during a concert series at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington Saturday night.  

    The concert was part of The Bamboozle Roadshow that’s traveling the county with bands like “Boys Like Girls,” “Good Charlotte,” “Hansen,” “Simple Plan,” and “All Time Low.”

    It was during “All Time Low's” performance when things seemed to get out of control.

    “One of the band members took off their shirt and threw it to the audience,” Tanner Holland wrote in an email to NBCDFW.com

    “A group of girls who were about 15 or 16 began to fight over the shirt. Security was already on edge from all the fans running up on stage to hug the band members,” Holland continued.

    YouTube videos posted shortly after the concert shows what seems to be security guards in yellow T-shirts working to keep fans off the stage and away from the band. 

    Six Flags security tried to diffuse the situation, once the fans started trying get that item the band member threw into the audience, Six Flags Over Texas media spokesperson Sharon Parker said. 

    When they couldn’t get the crowd under control, Parker said, they called in a nearby Arlington police officer to assist. 

    Parker said that Arlington police officer used pepper spray to disperse the crowd.

    The videos posted on YouTube do not show any officers or security guards using pepper spray.

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    People were treated by the park’s first aide team on site, Parker said.

    Holland told us one of his friends, who he says wasn’t even involved in the battle over the shirt, had some sort of reaction to the pepper spray.

    “She was taken to the paramedics where she was treated appropriately,” he wrote.

    Messages to “All Time Low” publicist Earshot Media, a Bamboozled Roadshow media spokesperson, and the Arlington Police Department were not immediately answered.

    The show is making its next stop Sunday evening at Six Flags Fiesta Texas in San Antonio.  "All Time Low" has been asked to not play that show.