Pepper Spray-Students

ATLANTA, Ga. A school resource officer used pepper spray to break up a fight at an Atlanta middle school, and onlookers were inadvertently hit by the spray.
Atlanta police spokesman Officer John Chafee says the officer saw three girls fighting outside as about 100 students watched.
Chafee says the officer used pepper spray after being struck several times while trying to break the fight up. Some of the spray drifted and affected some other students.
Paramedics treated affected students.
Atlanta Public Schools spokeswoman Kimberly Willis Green says the district's policies allow officers to use pepper spray when warranted.
Chafee says the three students were charged with simple battery and disorderly conduct. One was also charged with obstruction after police say she hit the officer in the face.

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
8195 Front Beach Road Panama City Beach, FL 32407 Station: 850-234-7777 News: 850-230-5221 Fax: 850-233-6647
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 227058331 -
Gray Television, Inc.