RCSD: Two Richland Northeast High School students arrested for assaulting students, deputy
The Richland County Sheriff's Department announced two Richland Northeast High School students were arrested following a fight on campus Dec 5.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO)— The Richland County Sheriff’s Department announced two Richland Northeast High School students were arrested following a fight on campus Dec 5.
The students, 15 and 16-year-old brothers have been charged with assaulting other students and a deputy, says the department. Officials say School Resource Officers attempted to separate the brothers after responding to a fight in the school’s cafeteria.
Both students were tased and detained after refusing to comply and tried to continue fighting with the other students. Authorities say the 16 year-old student was charged with Assault on an Officer, Threatening the Life of a Public Official, and Affray and Breach of Peace. The 15 year-old student was charged with Affray and Breach of Peace.
A School Resource Officer was injured during the altercation and required medical attention. He was transported to a local hospital, treated and released.
Both students were booked into the juvenile wing of the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center.