Cops called on overeager Casey Anthony watchers

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Posted: Jun 10, 2011 9:40 AM
Cops called on overeager Casey Anthony watchers

Police had to break up an early-morning scuffle among spectators vying for limited seating at the Casey Anthony trial.

According to WKMG-TV, more than 100 people gathered early Friday near the Orange County Courthouse in Orlando. Only the first 50 in line are allowed to watch the murder trial from inside the courtroom.

Court officials don't allow spectators to form their line until 5:30 a.m., though some had been waiting in a loose group nearby since 1 a.m.

The TV station reports that police were called after a scuffle broke out as people jockeyed for position. As the group ran to get in line, a woman was also knocked down and had to be taken away in an ambulance.

Anthony is accused of killing her 2-year-old daughter, Caylee, in 2008.