UPDATE-Nine students taken into custody in Overbrook High School brawl

Philadelphia crime scene Credit: Rikard Larma/Metro

UPDATE: 4 p.m.

Police said all nine female Overbrook High School students were charged with disorderly conduct.

School District spokesman Fernando Gallard said the fight started in a third-floor hallway around 10 a.m. Monday morning.

Gallard said an administrative staff member suffered a minor injury, but no other serious injuries were reported.

All students, he added, will face disciplinary actions from the school district.

“We first suspend students and then we’ll review to see what occurred to be able to follow-up with further steps,” he said.



Nine Overbrook High School students were taken into custody this morning after a large fight broke out in two separate locations on the school’s West Philadelphia campus, police said.

No charges have been filed as of 1:20 p.m., police said.

Minor injuries were reported, but no further details were available.

Stay tuned as m0re information becomes available.


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