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April 20, 2012
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Video: Ariz. cop kicked in head during school fight

Staff tried to break up brawls that broke out in the high school cafeteria

By PoliceOne Staff

PHOENIX — A police officer working security at a Phoenix high school was kicked in the head when he tried to break up a fight Tuesday.

Video recorded by a student shows a crowd gather to watch as staff try to break up brawls that broke out in the Maya High School cafeteria, according to My Fox Houston

When the off-duty officer stepped in to make an arrest, he was kicked and knocked to the ground. He then deployed pepper spray.

Five students — two of whom are adults — were handcuffed and arrested. Police said they will file charges.

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