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Students Arrested in High School Cafeteria Fight

Charges are pending against two ninth-graders.

A lunchtime brawl between two students at Tucker High School left a trail of blood in the cafeteria as both ninth-graders were taken away by police.

The melee occurred late Thursday morning, according to a THS parent who did not wish to be identified. "Two students got into a fist fight, there was bleeding, police were called and both were put in handcuffs, arrested and left in police cars," the parent told Patch.

"It was quite a bloody mess, according to a student who has the same lunch period," she said, adding that the cause of the fight is not known.

A similar incident at the school last September left a teacher with a broken leg. 

"Apparently the fighting is more frequent than we're aware of," she said. "They have the principal and security (present) and that is how they get police there."

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The Scarlet Pimpernel March 01, 2013 at 07:16 PM
Thank God, No guns...good to see just an old fashion melee
Jennifer Winterscheidt March 02, 2013 at 05:39 PM
The number of fights at the high school is speculation on the part of an unnamed source and the fight in September resulted in a security guard breaking a bone as another staff member fell on him while they were breaking up the fight. Real journalism includes fact gathering, interviewing people who have real information, actually doing a little leg-work. Our community and its schools have enough going on already without the added stress of a local "newspaper" reporting its "news" as a gossip column. I applaud the THS administration and security that send a clear message that fighting in school will not be tolerated.
Lynn Scott March 05, 2013 at 12:51 AM
This story is not true... Sir check your facts before releasing false information. I'm so disappointed in the author for this pack of lies. Neither boy was arrested or left the school in handcuffs... Be responsible and report the truth.
I as in Me March 05, 2013 at 01:22 AM
Based on the fact the fight occurred literally two feet in front of me, I hate to inform you that there mostly correct. There was a fairly large blood trail (one kid broke his nose). While both were not arrested one of them was handcuffed and taken to the local police station. The cause of the fight was, well to fight. While it may be an unwise choice, its a common reason. There are a fair amount of fights a tucker, but most of them are only minor incidents. So, yes the story is correct.
Kevin Madigan (Editor) March 05, 2013 at 01:24 AM
This is an ongoing story. Please tell us what you think happened. Thanks.
Kevin Madigan (Editor) March 05, 2013 at 01:26 AM
Thanks for your input, I as in Me.
Lynn Scott March 05, 2013 at 04:01 AM
No your statement is false as well... Neither child was arrested, neither child's nose was broken either... Where are you getting this information??? Because you are being deceived!!!
Kevin Madigan (Editor) March 06, 2013 at 01:54 AM
Lynn, this has been corroborated by several witnesses. Again, please tell us what you know, how you came by your information, and your connection to these people and events. Thanks.
monique March 20, 2013 at 07:18 PM
There are so many fights at tucker this week there was several fights so what fight are you talking about also if it was the one on youtube that was posted on youtube well actually only one was place in handcuff and was not taken to the precient and as ar as I no Know one nose was broken so yes clearly if you are a reporter you would need to get your facts together

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