People attending Wichita Riverfest were a well-behaved bunch this weekend, police said Monday.
“We’ve had a great three days,” Wichita police Capt. Jose Salcido said.
On Saturday, one person was arrested on suspicion of domestic violence and battery of a law enforcement officer, Salcido said. An officer came to the aid of a man choking at the food court on Sunday.
He performed the Heimlich maneuver and cleared the person’s airway, Salcido said.
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The officer “saved his life, I’m certain,” said Mary Beth Jarvis, a spokeswoman for the festival. “He was choking and went unconscious.”
Police estimated as many as 20,000 people attended the country concerts at Kennedy Plaza and about 8,000 attended the hip hop concert, Jarvis said.
Festival officials estimated 65,000 people attended Riverfest on Sunday, the highest number of the opening three days. About 60,000 went Friday and 55,000 on Saturday.