Four teachers injured while trying to break up school fight

Bartlett Yancey High School

Bartlett Yancey High School

YANCEYVILLE, N.C. — Caswell County deputies said four high school teachers received minor injuries while trying to break up a fight between several students.

Deputies said the fight happened around 8 a.m. Thursday at Bartlett Yancey High School at 466 Main Street in Yanceyville.

Authorities said all four students involved in the fight were charged and suspended for 10 days.

Laquane Adams, 18, was charged with one count of affray and one count of possession of marijuana on school property. He was placed in the Caswell County Detention Facility under a $500 secured bond. A 17-year-old, a 16-year-old and a juvenile were also involved in the fight.

School officials did not provide specific details about the teachers’ injuries or what the students were fighting about.

Investigators said there were no weapons involved. At this point, officials believe the fight was an isolated incident.