Local/State

2 cops hurt in NE Philadelphia school fight

Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Fight at George Washington High School in Northeast Philadelphia

Two police officers were hurt during a large fight at George Washington High School in Northeast Philadelphia.

Police were called to the school in the 10000 block of Bustleton Avenue around 12:45 p.m. Tuesday.

There was no immediate word on what sparked the fight, but police did say that two officers suffered minor injuries during the melee.

Chopper 6 HD was over the scene as some people were being placed into the back of a police van.

There was no immediate information on those in custody or any additional injuries.

An investigation continues.

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