Large Fight Breaks Out Inside Newark High School

It was a rough Monday morning for students, staff and local police at Newark High School in Delaware.

A fight broke out in the "A" cafeteria inside the school on the 700 block of Delaware Avenue around 7 a.m.

While staff were busy breaking up the melee in the cafeteria, a second larger brawl -- comprised of smaller fights -- began in two of the school's hallways, authorities said. Newark Police already on the scene for the cafeteria incident made their way through the hallways quickly and were able to stop the violence with the assistance of New Castle County and Delaware State Police as well as school smployees.

More than a dozen students were taken into custody, said police. None have been charged, but that could change after authorities complete their investigation.

No one was injured Monday morning's melee and school is in session.

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