ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Authorities say seven minors have been charged and two others hospitalized after being stabbed and stabbed during a riot at a high school in Anne Arundel County on Wednesday.
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The incident took place around 8.45am at Annapolis High School after a fight broke out outside the building and was carried inside.
School authorities in the vicinity of the war quickly intervened, expelling the student student knife. The two injured were described as having serious but non-life-threatening wounds.
In total, seven were arrested. Police have not indicated what charges the youths will be charged with.
It is unclear what started the fight.
Annapolis schools officials issued the following statement:
Hello Annapolis High School family. This message is to give you one of the improvements in school performance today. The instructions are continuing this afternoon on a slightly modified program and all students are being given the opportunity to have lunch. As a precautionary measure and help in helping students feel safe in this building, some school staff are at the school this afternoon. There will also be an increase in police presence this afternoon and dismissals. On top of that, out of a lot of caution, all after-school events today are suspended. You will receive more in-depth discussions as we can share from this morning’s event later today. Thank you.
The school was locked for about an hour while the investigation continued. The raised lock is around 10 am
Anne Arundel County Police say there is no threat right now at the school but strong police will remain on campus.