State police cite 61 people for alleged underage drinking outside Citizens Bank Park

State police said crackdown at Citizens Bank Park is one of several they'll conduct this season.

citizens bank park south philadelphia Rikard Larma/Metro. Citizens Bank Park.


Officers with the Pennsylvania State Police Bureau of Liquor Enforcement cited 61 people yesterdayoutside Citizens Bank Park during an underage drinking crackdown.


Investigators said several plainclothes and two uniformed officers patrolled the parking lots around the stadium between 4 p.m. and 9 p.m. as the Phillies played the Mets.


Police cited 61 people under the drinking age – including two juveniles younger than 18 – for allegedly possessing or consuming alcohol.


Authorities said they'll continue the crackdowns at various times throughout the season.

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