Out Of Control Fight At Poughkeepsie High School Forces Lockdown


(Poughkeepsie, NY) -- An out of control fight involving numerous students at Poughkeepsie High School forced the school to go into lock-down this afternoon. That brought a large response from Poughkeepsie Police including officers from the patrol, and traffic divisions along with detectives and supervisors.

Police say they used mediation and crisis intervention techniques to restore order in the area of the school offices. Several parents and guardians were called to pick up their kids at the school and verbal altercations continued until students left the school grounds.

Police say there were no injuries and no arrests. Poughkeepsie Police are continuing their investigation into the events leading up to the incident.

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