By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS) — Two people working security were attacked outside Mount Hope Cemetery on Saturday afternoon.

The Cook County Sheriff’s office said at 2:20 p.m., mourners from a funeral were leaving the cemetery at 115th Street and Fairfield Avenue, and a woman came up to the security officers and said a man had battered her.

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One of the security officers tried to close the gate, and was attacked by multiple people who had been at the funeral, sheriff’s police said.

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Another security officer tried to intervene and was also punched, police said.

Everyone from the funeral took off, and no one was seriously injured, sheriff’s police said.

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While adjacent to the West Morgan Park neighborhood, Mount Hope Cemetery is not part of the city of Chicago and is in the Cook County Sheriff’s office’s jurisdiction.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff