Two Boston police officers went to the hospital after sustaining injuries in a fight on a school bus Friday morning.
One officer was bitten and the other was kicked in the head by a student, Fox News learned. The two officers suffered non-life-threatening injures but went to a local hospital as a precaution.
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Sgt. Det. John Boyle with the Boston Police Department (BPD) told Fox News that police received a 911 call around 8 a.m. Friday morning about the fight. The bus was taking students to a summer learning program.
A child was taken to hospital, also with a non-life threatening injury, which was sustained prior to the arrival of police officers.
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The police did not otherwise say what the nature of the student’s injury was.
The police are not yet clear what caused the fight or caused it to rise to the level of a 911 call.
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A total of four adults were taken to the hospital, according to the Boston Globe. The fight was allegedly between three students, though it is not clear if one of the students involved was the one taken to hospital.
“Violence of any kind is not tolerated in the Boston Public Schools,” the school district said in a statement. “Our buses are an extension of our classrooms.”
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“The situation will be fully evaluated, appropriate support will be provided, and any disciplinary actions will be taken in accordance with the BPS Code of Conduct,” the statement added.