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Two boys arrested for beating 15-year-old Germantown High School student

Oct. 8, 2012

Germantown - Two students were arrested after a 15-year-old boy was severely injured during a fight at Germantown High School on Friday.

Updated: Germantown High School has released a statement on the incident.

According to a news release: Germantown police responded to a report of a fight at Germantown High School, W180 N11501 River Lane, at 11:13 a.m. Oct. 5. When officers arrived at the scene, the school resource officer and school administration had already broken up the fight and separated everyone involved.

As a result of a preliminary investigation, a 16-year-old male student was arrested for substantial battery and was transported to the Washington County Juvenile Secure Detention Facility. A 17-year-old boy was also arrested for disorderly conduct for his involvement in the fight. He was booked at the Germantown Police Department and released.

The 15-year-old victim in this incident was transported to Children's Hospital with severe facial injuries. Police later learned that the victim was going to need surgery to repair facial injuries.

Since the incident was quickly contained by the school resource officers and school administrators there was no major disruption to the school day.

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