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Oregon man hospitalized and Sonora man jailed after pair fist fight on beach

La Paz, Baja California Sur — One of two men involved in a beach fist fight was arrested by State Police of Baja California Sur. On Wednesday, the pair were seen fighting on a beach area located on the Malecón de La Paz.

The noon fight along the popular beach side boardwalk lead to one man being taken to hospital for treatment and the second being arrested. The incident was reported to police by a woman who reported the two men fighting.

When police arrived, they found the unnamed 39-year-old American exchanging blows with 25-year-old Carlos N from the state of Sonora.

State Preventive Police (PEP) were able to separate the two men. The American man, who was from Oregon, was treated on site then transferred to Juan María de Salvatierra Hospital in La Paz for treatment.

The second man involved, Carlos N, was arrested by PEP officers for allegedly starting the fight.