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School fights lead to lockdown, arrests in NE Phila.

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

The Philadelphia School District says three separate fights at a Northeast Philadelphia high school led to a lockdown and several arrests.

It happened after 1:00 p.m. Tuesday at Abraham Lincoln High School in the 3200 block of Ryan Avenue.

School officials say three separate fights broke out between 6th period classes.

Police arrested seven students, 6 boys and one girl.

No injuries were reported.

The school was in a lockdown for about 45 minutes until the situation was brought under control.

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