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8th Arrest Made In Huntington Beach 'Surf City' Mob Violence

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(FOX 11 /AP) An eighth person has been arrested in connection with mob violence that erupted in a Southern California beach town after a popular surf contest.

The Orange County news media reports police on Wednesday arrested an 18-year-old Chino man on suspicion of lighting fires during Sunday's disturbance in Huntington Beach. He was held on suspicion of arson, inciting a riot, participating in unlawful assembly and refusing to disperse.

An off-duty Fullerton firefighter was among those arrested after a mob broke windows, looted and fought in the streets downtown after the U.S. Open of Surfing. The competition draws thousands to Huntington Beach every year.

Prosecutors have so far charged one person in the disturbance, which injured several people and caused thousands of dollars in damage.

Nineteen-year-old Chase Christman of Simi Valley pleaded not guilty Tuesday to felony vandalism and other charges.

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