HARRISON TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WDTN) – Several students are in custody after a large fight broke out at Meadowdale High School Friday.
According to Montgomery County Regional Dispatch, officers from Trotwood, Harrison Township and Five Rivers MetroParks responded to a large fight at Meadowdale High School just after 1 p.m.
The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office said an investigation found a student was assaulted by several classmates. As the assault happened, several additional students started fighting throughout the school. When officers arrived, the school was placed on lockdown. Calls for backup were made at 1:10 p.m. but canceled minutes later at 1:17 p.m.
Two medics were also called to the scene, but no injuries have been confirmed at this time. Dispatch did say that some students were pushed down the stairs and trampled in the fight. Several students were taken into custody for inducing panic, disorderly conduct and assault.
It is not known how many students were involved in the fight. The incident is under investigation by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Harrison Township substation.