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Regional Roundup: Baby Shower Brawl, Flu Clinic and More

A round up of local headlines for the week of Jan. 13, 2012.

Four Arrested After Brawl Breaks Out at Stoughton Baby Shower

A baby shower at Club Luis de Camoes on Porter Street in Stoughton the evening of Saturday, Jan. 12 turned into a full-fledged brawl that took 20 police officers nearly an hour to quell. Four from Brockton ended up getting arrested, including one juvenile.

Nearly 200 people, including children, were at the baby shower, which started at 9 p.m. A fight, which quickly escalated, broke out a little after 11:30 p.m. Stoughton Police responded, but needed assistance from three other local police departments as well as the State Police and Norfolk County Sheriff's Office to quell the brawl.

The three adult men pleaded not guilty to charges at Stoughton District Court on Monday, Jan. 14 and were released on 1,000 cash bail each.

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Sharon Resident Attends Pats Playoff Victory

A Sharon resident had the privilege of winning tickets to last Sunday's playoff victory game between the New England Patriots and the Houston Texans. Nancy Auerbach won two tickets to the game by donating blood during a Dunkin' Donuts-sponsored American Red Cross blood drive.

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Flu Clinic in Canton This Wednesday

The Canton Board of Health held a flu clinic on Wednesday, Jan. 16 from 6-8 p.m. at the Canton Fire Department for anyone over the age of 9. The move to hold an additional clinic came after recent reports by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) that flu outbreaks are high for this time of the season, with "widespread activity" in Massachusetts.

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Norwood Market Robbed at Gunpoint

At approximately 10 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 12, an unknown suspect robbed AJ’s Market at gunpoint, Norwood Police said in a statement.

The suspect was described as a black male 5’2” to 5’4” in height. He wore a black or dark blue hooded sweatshirt and a red bandana over his face. The suspect produced a small black handgun and robbed the clerk of an unknown amount of cash before making his escape in a small red motor vehicle down Route 1A.

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