Crime, Education, Police/Fire

Police respond after two fights break out at Perry Hall High School, students pepper-sprayed

UPDATE: Police responded to a fight at Perry Hall High School again on Thursday.

Original story below…


NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police responded to Perry Hall High School on Wednesday after a pair of fights broke out, officials said in a statement to parents.

The incident occurred at around 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday morning when two altercations erupted involving students.

The school resource officer intervened and discharged pepper spray, according to principal Craig Reed.

Officers with the Baltimore County Police Department also responded to provide additional assistance.

One student required medical attention and was taken to a nearby hospital

“I want to remind our students and our community that fighting in schools will not be tolerated,” said Reed. “It is dangerous and extremely disruptive to the school operations. We will take swift disciplinary action and may refer students to law enforcement.”

The full letter sent to parents can be viewed below.

PHHS Letter to Parents 20220126

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