Chief Chuck Hasty said the reasoning behind the fights is unclear. There were no serious injuries.
Police first responded to the area of West Tenth and Cedar streets Wednesday around 7 p.m. Hasty said in a statement officers responded after receiving a call about a large group of people fighting.
Officers from A and D squads spoke with several people and obtained information on possible suspects. Juvenile petitions will be obtained.
On Thursday around 6 p.m., officers responded to the area of West Tenth and Vance streets to another call of a large group of people fighting, Hasty said in the statement.
Three people were arrested — David Wayne Edwards Jr., 19; Dallas Wayne Walton, 18; and Tyler Ray Garner, 16. All are from Roanoke Rapids. All three were charged with assault on a female which, according to the warrants, from them reportedly pushing a victim while she was on her bike.
Edwards received a $1,000 bond and Walton and Garner $500 bonds. They all have October 14 court dates.
Anyone with information is encouraged to call the police department at 252-533-2810 Crimestoppers at 252-583-4444.