2 teens charged af­ter knife fight at school

The Washington Post - - METRO - — Sarah Larimer

Two 14-year-old girls were charged as ju­ve­niles af­ter a fight at a Mary­land high school that in­volved a knife, Howard County po­lice said.

The fight was re­ported Tues­day at the cafe­te­ria of Oak­land Mills High School in Columbia, au­thor­i­ties said.

One girl had pulled out a fold­ing knife dur­ing an ar­gu­ment and tried to use it on the other teen, ac­cord­ing to the po­lice. Two staff mem­bers broke up the fight and suf­fered mi­nor in­juries.

One girl was charged with as­sault, pos­ses­sion of a deadly weapon on school prop­erty and dis­rup­tion of school ac­tiv­i­ties, ac­cord­ing to po­lice. In­ves­ti­ga­tors dis­cov­ered that the sec­ond girl had a fold­ing knife, too. She was charged with pos­ses­sion of a deadly weapon on school prop­erty.

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