9 students charged after fight at Matoaca High School

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Nine students have been charged after a fight broke out at Matoaca High School on Thursday.

Police say that around 12:30 p.m. on March 12, a fight began after a juvenile male student hit another juvenile male student. Authorities say that’s when several other students got involved in the incident.

No one sustained serious injury and there is no indication a knife was displayed during the fight.

Police say that three 16-year-old male students were charged with both assault and disorderly conduct. Four other students, a 16-year-old male, a 17-year-old female and two 17-year-old males, were charged with disorderly conduct only and two students, a 16-year-old male and a 15-year-old male, were charged with assault only.

Police say that the school had increased security present on Friday, but school went smoothly.

We’re working to learn more about the incident. Stay with us for updates.

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