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Parent Brawl Interrupts Kindergarten Graduation

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VICTORVILLE, Calif. — Authorities say two people have been arrested following a parents' brawl that interrupted a Southern California kindergarten graduation ceremony.

School officials placed Puesta del Sol Elementary in the desert town of Victorville on lockdown Wednesday morning after a fight broke out among a group of parents.

San Bernardino County sheriff's spokeswoman Karen Hunt says witnesses told deputies several mothers were involved in an argument and it got physical in a field near the ceremony. Several men then jumped into the fray, and the incident turned into a brawl.

A deputy following up on leads later arrested two people – Marina Vargas and Queiona Burt – on suspicion of being a disruptive presence at a school. Witnesses said they were the main instigators.

There were no reported injuries, and no children were hurt.

Police didn't say whether more arrests are planned.

THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS UPDATE. Check back soon for further information. AP's earlier story is below.

VICTORVILLE, Calif. (AP) – Brawling parents interrupted a Southern California kindergarten graduation ceremony.

School officials placed Puesta del Sol Elementary in desert Victorville on lockdown Wednesday morning after a fight broke out among a group of parents.

San Bernardino County sheriff's spokeswoman Karen Hunt says witnesses told deputies several mothers were involved in a verbal argument and it got physical in a field near the ceremony. Several men then jumped into the fray and the incident turned into a brawl.

Hunt says arriving deputies didn't see any physical contact. There were no arrests and no one reported injuries.

No children were hurt.

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Information from: Daily Press, http://www.vvdailypress.com

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