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Chula Vista Police Department
Friday July 11th, 2014 :: 08:44 a.m. PDT

CVPD Responds to Possible Child Endangerment at Brad Paisley Concert

Last night at the Brad Paisley concert, amphitheater security notified Live Nation Management that there was a female in the “pit” area with an infant baby strapped to her chest. The female was near the stage wall area and mere feet away from the speakers. Security asked the female patron to move from the “pit” area due to the danger to the infant child (crushing from potential crowd surge and excessive noise level from the adjacent speaker). The female refused to leave the area. CVPD officers were summoned to the area to check the welfare of the infant. She was advised of the danger posed to her infant child (crowd surge and excessive noise) if she remained in the pit area. She was presented with two options; she could be relocated to a seated area (free of charge) or receive a full refund. The female elected a full refund and left the venue. The Chula Vista Police Department’s involvement in the incident was due to the welfare and safety of the infant and not due to a mother’s legal right to breastfeed in public.

Chula Vista Police Department
315 4th Ave
Chula Vista, CA 91910

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 619-691-5151

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