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02/14/2013 10:20 pm ET

Massive Food Fight At Minneapolis High School Turns Into All Out Brawl

Emergency personnel brings an injured person out on a stretcher after a fight brought ambulances and police to the South High
Emergency personnel brings an injured person out on a stretcher after a fight brought ambulances and police to the South High School in Minneapolis on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013. The school is on lockdown after a food fight got out of hand and turned into a real fight. Minneapolis police were called after the fight broke out during third-period lunch around 12:45 p.m. Thursday. The fight lasted 15 minutes. The school says staff members responded immediately and took security steps. Teaching continues as usual during the lockdown, but students will remain in their classrooms during class. South will remain on lockdown until further notice.(AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Richard Sennott) MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES TV OUT

MINNEAPOLIS — A food fight quickly turned into a brawl involving hundreds of students at a Minneapolis high school on Thursday, forcing police to use chemical spray to break up the melee.

Four people were taken to hospitals with minor injuries, including a staff member who was hit in the head with a bottle, according to the school and police.

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