Fight breaks out at high school football game in Monroe
The game featured Forest Hills High School and Monroe High School.
MONROE, N.C. (WBTV) - A fight broke out between fans at the concession stand at Monroe High School’s football game Friday night.
The game featured Forest Hills High School and Monroe High School. The game was called off with five minutes left in the third quarter with Monroe being declared the winner.
Union County Public Schools later released the following statement:
Union County Public Schools does not support violent behavior, and we will not tolerate fights or any kind of aggressive conduct during athletic events. Our football games should be a fun and safe experience for everyone who attends. What we experienced tonight was embarrassing and disappointing, and we expect better behavior from our students, parents and community members. We want to thank school staff, the Monroe Police Department and the Union County Sheriff’s Office for their rapid response to this incident.
We will continue to work with our law enforcement partners on this investigation. The students involved will be disciplined according to our Code of Conduct.
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