Fight breaks out at high school, requires police response
LOWER POTTSGROVE >> A fight that broke out at Pottsgrove High School Oct. 24 required a police response, according to authorities.
Police said in a release Oct. 24 they were called to the school at 10:41 a.m. for an altercation among students that erupted outside the cafeteria. Lower Pottsgrove Police responded along with Upper and West Pottsgrove Township Police officers.
Although police did not identify students involved, police said in a Facebook comment on their original post that the fight began when derogatory comments were exchanged. A press release from Pottsgrove School District said the altercation involved multiple students.
“An altercation involving multiple students escalated to the point that police were dispatched to the scene. The timing of the incident took place as students were getting off the Western Center AM bus run and the cafeteria was being dismissed from lunch,” read the release.
Police and school personnel were able to get the incident under control.
No serious injuries were reported and the parents of all students involved have been contacted, according to the school district.
“The district will be enforcing our discipline code and the police are administering the necessary charges. School safety is our number one priority,” read the release.
At least 7 police units were on scene at the Pottsgrove High School Oct. 24 after a large altercation inside the school.