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Suspected Mongol member involved in fight at Fort Worth hotel bar, police say

A fight early Sunday at a Fort Worth hotel bar involved a suspected Mongol member, but no arrests were reported.
A fight early Sunday at a Fort Worth hotel bar involved a suspected Mongol member, but no arrests were reported.

A fight erupted early Sunday at a hotel bar involving a suspected Mongol biker member that drew the attention of 10 patrol cars, but no serious injuries were reported, police said.

In addition, police said Sunday no arrests were made.

Police have been on high alert this weekend after agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives alerted local authorities the motorcycle gang had a rally planned in the city.

The Mongols have been called the “most violent and dangerous” outlaw motorcycle gang in the nation, according to the Department of Justice website.

On Friday and Saturday, local police beefed up their presence in the Fort Worth Stockyards after ATF warned the Mongols were planing a rally there.

Patrol officers responded to the fight call shortly after 1:30 a.m. at the Radisson Hotel Fort Worth-Fossil Creek, 2540 Meacham Blvd.

Witnesses told police a man began a verbal argument with a man wearing biker attire.

“They began to have a physical altercation,” said Officer Tracy Cater in a Sunday email.

Police did not provide any more details on the altercation, but a man and a woman suffered minor injuries, police said.

Detectives continued on Sunday to investigate the fight.

Hours before the fight, the Star-Telegram spoke to four Mongols members outside White Elephant bar in the Fort Worth Stockyards s and they said all the warnings were all misconceptions.

Police had not reported any other major incidents with the Mongols.

Mongols biker members were in the Fort Worth Stockyards Saturday night. Kaley Johnson

None of the men wanted to provide their names. Only one, who had on a backwards hat and others described as their “boss” provided a nickname; Blade.

“We like to go places and hang out with our brothers and spend money in local shops,” he said.

Staff writer Kayle Johnson contributed to this report.

The Mongols motorcycle club gathered at the Stockyards in Fort Worth on Saturday night. Local police increased their presence in the area in response to an ATF warning about the "violent and dangerous motorcycle gang."

Domingo Ramirez Jr.: 817-390-7763,@mingoramirezjr.
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