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7 arrests made after large fight at Hawaii Island school

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Published: Jan. 27, 2022 at 1:49 PM HST|Updated: Jan. 27, 2022 at 1:53 PM HST
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Hawaii Island police arrested six minors and an 18-year-old Wednesday after a large fight broke out at Pahoa High School.

Police said a school resource officer called police about 10:20 a.m. after a group of students started arguing. School staff tried to break up the fight and a school security guard was assaulted, police said.

The school went into lockdown during the incident.

Police said four boys and 18-year-old male were arrested for assault on the security guard, and have been charged with second-degree assault. Two girls were arrested for disorderly conduct.

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