MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A fight at Burnsville High School on Wednesday left one student injured and several others in police custody.

The Burnsville Police Department says officers responded to the south metro school shortly before 1 p.m. after receiving a calls from the school’s main office and a resource officer.

burnsville fight 1 Student Injured, Several Detained After Fight At Burnsville H.S.

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About 20 squad cars responded.

Police say the fight involved six students, and one of them suffered a minor injury. It happened during a lunch break just outside the school’s main office, and police said many students saw what happened.

Photos on social media show an ambulance had responded to the school.

Officers detained multiple students, but wouldn’t give an exact number. None of them were arrested.

Police say no weapons were involved in the fight.

In a statement to parents, Principal Dave Helke said no students were allowed outside the classroom for a short time while the incident was being contained. Helke said the general student body was not in danger.


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