Six students arrested, teacher breaks leg after school fights - FOX 13 News

Six students arrested, teacher breaks leg after multiple school fights

Posted: Updated:
DETROIT, Mich. (WJBK) -

Six students at Taft Digital Learning Center were arrested Thursday for fighting with other students, school staff members and police officers. The arrests stem from two separate fighting incidents.

The first one began just before noon in the school cafeteria. Two female students aged 15- and 19-years old began to fight when a staff member came over to break it up. The15-year-old began to attack the staff member, punching him and breaking his leg by stomping on it, police say. More students joined in on the fight and, in the end, police officers had five students in custody.

Two of those students are juveniles and were released to their parents. The remaining three students are adults and remain in police custody. Those three students will be arraigned on a later date on the charges of resisting and assaulting police.

The second incident that took place began around 3:30 p.m. Staff members say they spotted two male students fighting on school property. The school's safety officer approached the fight to break it up when one of the two students turned on the officer and began fighting with him, police say. The student is believed to have punched the school officer and began fighting with police officers when they came to the scene.

That student is an adult and remains in police custody waiting to be arraigned on the charges of resisting and obstructing a police officer, and assault and battery.

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Evan Reed arraigned on sexual assault charges

    Evan Reed arraigned on sexual assault charges

    Thursday, July 31 2014 2:21 PM EDT2014-07-31 18:21:35 GMT
    Minor league pitcher Evan Reed has been arraigned on charges of sexually assaulting a woman at a downtown Detroit hotel.
    Minor league pitcher Evan Reed has been arraigned on charges of sexually assaulting a woman at a downtown Detroit hotel.
  • Two in custody on drug charges after search connected to Armada teen's murder

    Two in custody on drug charges after search connected to Armada teen's murder

    Thursday, July 31 2014 12:17 PM EDT2014-07-31 16:17:30 GMT
    The FBI and state police were at a home on Marquette Road in Goodells, Mich. most of Wednesday executing an investigative search warrant related to the murder of 14-year-old April Millsap.
    The FBI and state police were at a home on Marquette Road in Goodells, Mich. most of Wednesday executing an investigative search warrant related to the murder of 14-year-old April Millsap.
  • 24-year-old women is $66 million jackpot winner

    24-year-old women is $66 million jackpot winner

    Thursday, July 31 2014 11:26 AM EDT2014-07-31 15:26:09 GMT
    The Michigan Lottery says a Port Huron woman is the winner of a $66 million Mega Millions jackpot that was drawn in mid-June.Kelsey Zachow says in a statement that she "could barely breathe" when she learned she was the winner.
    The Michigan Lottery says a Port Huron woman is the winner of a $66 million Mega Millions jackpot that was drawn in mid-June.Kelsey Zachow says in a statement that she "could barely breathe" when she learned she was the winner.
Powered by WorldNow

FOX 13 / WTVT-TV
3213 West Kennedy Blvd.
Tampa, Florida 33609
Main: (813) 876-1313
Newsroom: (813) 870-9630
Fax: (813) 871-3135

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices