Students pepper sprayed during snowball fight

January 23, 2009 7:50:33 AM PST
East Carolina University Campus Police used pepper spray on some students as officers tried to control a large snowball fight on campus.Police say they were called to a dorm three times as hundreds of students pelted each other with snow Tuesday.

According to police, officers used pepper spray on a group of students that rushed officers trying to make an arrest.

Junior Brandon Davis said "it all started in good nature, but then people were throwing them as hard as they could at each other." Junior Matt Lunchick said an officer chased a student after being hit with a snowball in the back.